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Chutes (Life Safety Code)Article

Q: I have a 3-story linen chute in our facility. The chute is enclosed within a 1-hour shaft from the 1st floor deck through the roof of the facility. In …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 23, 2018
Chutes (Life Safety Code)Article

Q: My question relates to fire ratings of linen chute doors. Do linen chute doors in an existing structure have to be rated if the room that houses the linen …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 27, 2016
Q&AChutes (Life Safety Code)

Q: Do linen chute doors have to be locked? Our risk manager says they are required to be locked, but I don’t see anything in the LSC that says that …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 24, 2012
Chutes (Life Safety Code)Article

Wow... What a scary site to see. Trash bags caught in the trash chute in such a way that it prevents the chute doors from automatically closing. And make no …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 25, 2012
Q&AChutes (Life Safety Code)

Q: Can you please direct me to where it says we have to have locks on our linen and waste chutes? What is the requirement and where does it come …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jul 1, 2011
Q&AChutes (Life Safety Code)

Q: We have an existing 24-inch diameter chute throughout our building that is designed for housekeepers to shake out the dry dust mops into the chute. A ventilation fan takes …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 1, 2011

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