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Healthcare OccupancyFire Drills

Q: There is a lot of confusion on how many fire drills we have to complete. We have 3 towers where there is healthcare, all connected, but different building names …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 25, 2019
Ambulatory Care OccupancyBusiness OccupanciesHealthcare Occupancy

Q: If an inpatient in a hospital (healthcare occupancy) is taken into a building that is not a healthcare occupancy for say CT or MRI, does this building have to …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 21, 2019
Business OccupanciesExitsArticleHealthcare Occupancy

Q: A main circulation corridor in a Hospital (Institutional Use I-2, 8' wide) passes thru the 2-Hr Use Group separation of adjacent medical offices (Business Use B) and re-enters the …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jul 16, 2018
Ambulatory Care OccupancyEmergency DepartmentArticleHealthcare OccupancyCMS

Q: In a hospital emergency department, can the corridors be 6 feet wide? Can the hospital install an 18-inch deep lockable computer cabinet in the 8 foot ED corridor? A: …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 8, 2018
Q&AAmbulatory Care OccupancyHealthcare Occupancy

Q: A surgery suite (5 ORs), PACU (8 bays), and ASU (17 rooms), newly built on the 3rd floor of a business occupancy building. A 2 hour box was constructed …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 19, 2017

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