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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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Q: We have decorative wood panels in our cafeteria ceiling which do not provide a seal to limit the passage of smoke. In fact, there are wide gaps between the …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 10, 2014
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Do the ceiling tiles in these pictures look anything like what you may have in your hospital? If so, then you may be out of compliance with the Life Safety Code …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 6, 2012

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