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      Electrical Receptacle Testing (Electrical)

      Q: What are the requirements for testing electrical outlets in nursing home patient rooms?

      Katrina Reed | Mar 24, 2021
      Electrical Receptacle

      Q: We have a pharmacy in our critical access hospital. It was recently moved to another location within the hospital building. When some base cabinets and…

      Katrina Reed | Mar 3, 2021
      Electrical Receptacle GFCI Receptacles

      Q: Do electrical receptacles serving a water cooler need to be a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) type? In addition to that, the surveyors also…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 8, 2021
      Electrical Receptacle Electrical Testing (Electrical)

      Q: What is the regulation for testing the retention force on electrical outlets?

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 2, 2020
      Electrical Receptacle Testing (Facilities Management) Inspection & Maintenance (Facilities Managemen

      Q: One of our health care facilities has just completed their annual Life Safety Survey and during the brief exit conference the Fire Marshall indicated…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jul 20, 2020
      Electrical Receptacle Stairwells

      Q: I work in a hospital that was recently cited for having electrical receptacles in the stairwells, citing NFPA 101-2012, section 7.1.3.2.3. Are…

      Bob Armbrister | Mar 23, 2020
      Electrical Receptacle ETL (Intertek ETL) UL (Underwriters Laboratories)

      Q: My question involves childproof outlets in healthcare. Where are they required and where in the code does it discuss not using snap-in covers?

      Bob Armbrister | Oct 9, 2019
      Electrical Receptacle

      Q: Do hospital grade receptacles need to be tested yearly in an ambulatory setting?

      Bob Armbrister | May 22, 2019
      Electrical Receptacle Joint Commission Accreditation GFCI Receptacles

      Q: We had our Joint Commission inspection today and they cited us for water coolers and ice machines not being plugged into GFCI (ground-fault circuit…

      Bob Armbrister | Mar 26, 2019
      Electrical Receptacle

      Q: There seems to be some confusion on the use of multiplug outlet adaptors such as changing the receptacle from 2 outlet to 6 in our hospital. I have…

      Bob Armbrister | Mar 12, 2019