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      Q: Is there a standard ratio from the firewall to the fire door (Ex. 2-hour firewall should have a XX min fire door)?

      Bob Armbrister | May 13, 2020
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      As reported on this website last week, CMS issued a formal communication on April 29, 2020, that granted 1135 blanket waivers on Physical Environment…

      Bob Armbrister | May 12, 2020
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      Q: We have dry standpipe systems in stairwells in the older areas of our hospital. Are dry systems required to be inspected/tested under pressure? I do…

      Bob Armbrister | May 11, 2020
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      Bob Armbrister | May 11, 2020
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      Q: We have dry standpipe systems in stairwells in the older areas of our hospital. Are dry systems required to be inspected/tested under pressure? I do…

      Bob Armbrister | May 8, 2020
      COVID-19 Accreditation Waivers CMS

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      Bob Armbrister | May 7, 2020
      Signs (Life Safety Code) Signage (Life Safety Code) Nursing Home

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      Bob Armbrister | May 6, 2020
      Fire Doors Inspection & Maintenance (Life Safety Code)

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      Bob Armbrister | May 4, 2020
      Medical Gas Gas Cylinders Storage (Medical Gas)

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      Bob Armbrister | May 1, 2020
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      Bob Armbrister | Apr 29, 2020