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      Oxygen Cylinders Gas Cylinders Storage (Medical Gas)

      Q: For oxygen cylinders (full and empty), are there any regulations in storing them in clean utility room or med rooms?

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 20, 2020
      Medical Gas Gas Cylinders Storage (Medical Gas)

      Q: Presently there is an interpretation at our facilities that "E" cylinders of oxygen that are "In Use" or "Not Empty" is an allowable title for storing…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 4, 2020
      Medical Gas Gas Cylinders Storage (Medical Gas)

      Q: How many E-cylinders are permitted per smoke compartment and do "partials" count as part of the quantity?

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 4, 2020
      Medical Gas Gas Cylinders

      Q: One of our Surgery centers recently had a DOH life safety inspection and they were told they need to individually chain each Medgas compressed gas…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 2, 2020
      Medical Gas Gas Cylinders Storage (Medical Gas)

      Q: We recently had our triennial accreditation survey and the surveyors are saying that each individual oxygen tank must be labeled as being ‘Full’ or…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 1, 2020
      Oxygen Cylinders Medical Gas Gas Cylinders Storage (Medical Gas)

      Q: Can E-cylinders be stored in a closet where people hang their jackets even if they are in an acceptable storage cart?

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 6, 2020
      Gas Cylinders Storage (Medical Gas)

      Q: In healthcare, when calculating the 300 cubic feet of oxidizing gases like oxygen and nitrous oxide, do "air" tanks figure into the calculation?

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 23, 2019
      Gas Cylinders Article Storage (Medical Gas)

      Continuing in a series of strange things that I have seen while consulting at hospitals...

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 14, 2019
      Gas Cylinders Storage (Medical Gas)

      Q: My Facilities Director just attended a state association of healthcare facilities managers. He stated that the presenter said that for oxygen cylinder…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 30, 2019
      Gas Cylinders Storage (Medical Gas)

      Q: Is there a code from NFPA or Joint Commission in regards to "cloth" curtains hanging in around/in front of oxygen cylinders. And if so would it make a…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 23, 2019