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Fire AlarmSmoke DetectorsOn Call Sleeping Rooms

Q: During a recent survey, we were cited for not having a single-station smoke alarm in our hospital on-call staff sleeping rooms. Since this was cited, I have learned that …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 11, 2019
On Call Sleeping Rooms

Q: Are non-patient sleeping rooms (i.e. physician sleep rooms) that are located in a hospital occupancy considered part of that hospital occupancy classification? A: Well…. There is no occupancy classification …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 9, 2019
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Q: In regards to audio/visual strobes in staff sleeping rooms, is it required for them to hear the fire alarm system? A: According to section 26.3.4.5.1 of the 2012 Life …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 17, 2019
Q&AOn Call Sleeping Rooms

Q: Does the Life Safety Code require hospital staff sleeping rooms have smoke detection inside the room and door closers installed? We have an on-call sleeping room for physicians in …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 4, 2015
Q&AFire AlarmOn Call Sleeping Rooms

Q: We have a physician on-call sleeping room inside our labor and delivery unit. A surveyor told us that we need audible smoke alarms in each on-call sleeping room. We …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 7, 2013

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