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      Risk Assessment NFPA 99

      Q: A question came up concerning NFPA 99 (2012) Risk Assessment. Does this only pertain to new construction or does it pertain to existing buildings also?…

      Bob Armbrister | Feb 5, 2020
      Accreditation CMS Risk Assessment NFPA 99

      Q: A question came up concerning the NFPA 99 (2012) Risk Assessment. Does this only pertain to new construction or does it pertain to existing buildings…

      Bob Armbrister | Jul 24, 2019
      CMS Risk Assessment NFPA 99

      Q: In regards to risk assessments, would you base a risk level to include having any additional controls in place for each item assessed, or do you place…

      Bob Armbrister | Jul 10, 2019
      Article Signs (Facilities Management) NFPA 99

      Q: According to Joint Commission standard EC.02.05.09 EP4 it is requiring this sign: “Positive Pressure Gases: NO Smoking or Open Flame. Room May Have…

      Bob Armbrister | Jun 1, 2018
      Accreditation Article NFPA 99

      Q: I need to do the NFPA 99 risk assessment of my hospital. I was told by one of my consultants that I have do this risk assessment from a room-by-room…

      Bob Armbrister | May 25, 2018
      Article Electrical Equipment Electrical NFPA 99

      Q: All of our receptacles in patient care rooms are hospital grade and therefore do not have to be tested annually, correct? What I don't understand is…

      Bob Armbrister | May 22, 2018
      Medical Gas Article Control Valves NFPA 99

      I was recently a bystander amongst a discussion of healthcare facility industry experts, debating the NFPA requirements concerning the accessibility of…

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 4, 2014
      Medical Gas Article NFPA 99

      I received this picture recently from a good friend who works in a hospital, and is responsible for plumbing and power plant operation. He wanted to know…

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 19, 2013
      Article Electrical Equipment NFPA 99

      I was recently asked how Joint Commission and other authorities look at  electrical items used by staff that do not come into contact with patients, such…

      Bob Armbrister | Oct 4, 2012