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Ceilings (Facilities Management)

Q: I have several ceiling tiles (approximately 52) that are scratched or damaged that has sprinkler heads in them. Is there a code that references or mandates the replacement of …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 12, 2020
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Q: My facility is installing perforated ceiling tiles because it looks "modern" and does not look like the old healthcare setting. With the perforation in the ceiling tiles, does this …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 30, 2019
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Q: I am looking for the 1/8-inch gap reference for ceiling tiles. If the ceiling has broken tiles, or misaligned tiles, or gaps greater than 1/8-inch caused by anything (such …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 30, 2019
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Continuing in a series of strange things that I have seen while consulting at hospitals... This picture was taken in an electrical room. Where the conduits extend upwards and penetrate the suspended …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 28, 2019

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