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HVACEquipment (Life Safety Code)

Q: Are healthcare facilities required to have the heating and cooling systems on the emergency back-up generators by code? A: The answer is yes for some heating equipment, but no …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 17, 2020
Business OccupanciesElevatorsEquipment (Fire Suppression Systems)Equipment (Life Safety Code)Sprinklers

Q: In a physician’s clinic that is claimed to be fully protected with sprinklers, the building elevator control room is not sprinklered. Must I install or can I leave it …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Aug 2, 2019
Exit AccessArticleEquipment (Life Safety Code)

Continuing in a series of strange things that I have seen while consulting at hospitals... This is an equipment room. It appears to be a water room of some sort …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 17, 2019
ConstructionArticleEquipment (Life Safety Code)

Q: We have an alcove in our surgery center that we are wanting to place patient refrigerator, ice machine, coffee pot. Currently there isn't a door- it is an alcove …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jul 20, 2018
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Q: What does the NFPA codes and standards require for clearances around electrical panels, fire alarm pull stations, and med gas panels? A: The National Electrical Code (NFPA 70, 2011) …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 6, 2017

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