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      Q&A Fire Doors Testing (Life Safety Code) LSC

      Q: Now that we have some clarification from CMS on annual door inspection [See CMS S&C memo 17-38, dated July 28, 2017], I wanted to see if there was any…

      Bob Armbrister | Oct 24, 2017
      Q&A LSC Drawings

      Q: Should the official Life Safety drawings for an existing space within a hospital show the rating on a fire barrier as it was originally built or as it…

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 7, 2015
      Q&A Electric Blankets LSC

      Q: Are electric blankets permitted to be used by patients in long term care facilities? I cannot find any references to electric blankets in any NFPA…

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 29, 2014
      Q&A Generators LSC

      Q: Which edition of NFPA 110 are we expected to follow? I read that we’re expected to comply with the 1999 edition, the 2005 edition and now the 2010…

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 22, 2014
      Q&A Life Safety Code LSC

      Q: When will we know if CMS will adopt the 2012 version of the NFPA LSC book?

      Bob Armbrister | Jan 6, 2014
      Corridors Q&A LSC

      Q: Our Risk Management Department has conducted an assessment of our waiting areas in our hospital.  They are stating that staff should be able to see all…

      Bob Armbrister | Oct 1, 2012
      Q&A LSC

      Q:  Our existing hospital has an old smoke control system [not associated with an atrium] that was originally designed to remove smoke from the hospital.…

      Bob Armbrister | Nov 1, 2009
      Q&A LSC

      Q: How do I know which edition of the NFPA 101 Life Safety Code I should be following? I see you refer to the 2000 edition many times, but shouldn’t I…

      Bob Armbrister | Oct 1, 2009