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      Medical Gas

      Q: We have oxygen and vacuum shutoff valves on many of our patient floors. On the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors (and maybe the 5th floor), the valves serving…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 19, 2021
      Medical Gas Inspection & Maintenance (Medical Gas)

      Q: The accreditation standard states that we must test, inspect and maintain critical components of piped medical gas systems. The standard does not have…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 28, 2020
      Medical Gas Storage (Medical Gas)

      Q: I have a question regarding medical gas cylinder storage. We have a gas manifold room in a business occupancy that meets the room requirements for…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 25, 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 Signs (Medical Gas)

      Q: What signs are needed for a manifold room with Oxygen, Nitrous Oxide, Medical Air, and Carbon Dioxide that is behind 2 doors?

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 5, 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
      Medical Gas Article Equipment (Medical Gas)

      Q: As a hospital security assessor, I am concerned about the availability of hospital gases in Behavioral Health Units. It would be easy for a patient to…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 8, 2018