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      Power Strips

      Q: I need some insight on a debate within our organization. Our life safety team member has made the statement that we can use a power strip within the…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 17, 2021
      Power Strips

      Q: In regards to the approved power strips, UL60601-1 and UL1363A, what is the determining factor on which model should be used? We are attempting to…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 14, 2021
      Power Strips CMS

      Q: What are the requirements or standards for a remote power tap (RPT) preventive maintenance procedure?

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 4, 2020
      Power Strips CMS

      Q: Our company provides nursing home services. Now that the 2012 LSC has been adopted, does the CMS Survey and Certification Letter 14 - 46 still apply?…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 15, 2020
      Power Strips Electrical Equipment

      Q: What would be the appropriate standard for a daisy chain?

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 30, 2019
      Power Strips Electrical Equipment

      Q: Are there any life safety rules regarding the use of extension cords in the operating room?

      Bob Armbrister | Mar 11, 2019
      Q&A Power Strips CMS

      Q: There is so much discussion on the proper use of power strips that it can cause confusion amongst even the seasoned facility managers. There is…

      Bob Armbrister | Oct 10, 2017
      Q&A Power Strips

      Q: As always I enjoy reading your articles and appreciate your opinions. My question this time focuses on special relocatable power taps and is centered…

      Bob Armbrister | Aug 2, 2017
      Q&A Power Strips

      A reader has an objection to one of the answers I provided in yesterday's blog concerning Power Strips...

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 3, 2016
      Q&A Power Strips

      A client of mine sent me the following questions regarding power strips. The answers were taken from the CMS S&C memo 14-46 regarding the use of power…

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 2, 2016