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      Oxygen Cylinders Q&A

      Q: Can full oxygen cylinders be stored in a hospital soiled utility room?

      Bob Armbrister | Aug 13, 2018
      Exit Signs Q&A

      Q: Is there a code that states every mechanical room needs an ‘Exit’ sign? I am being pressed to do so and I understand if the exit is obvious you don’t…

      Bob Armbrister | Aug 10, 2018
      Corridors Q&A Walls

      Q: Our life safety drawings identify the corridors in our hospital as being smoke partitions. My question is do wall penetrations above the dropped…

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 29, 2017
      Oxygen Cylinders Q&A

      Q: What are the requirements for a small storage room becoming a transfer station for filling oxygen cylinders? What code would there be? What type of…

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 28, 2017
      Q&A Construction

      Q: Regarding the 2012 Life Safety Code referencing the 2009 edition of NFPA 241 Standard for Safeguarding Construction, Alteration and Demolition…

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 27, 2017
      Q&A Sprinklers Waivers

      Q: Our facility is a four story facility, and is a combination of different structures built in different years. All of the different structures are…

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 26, 2017
      Q&A Mechanical Rooms Ambulatory Care Occupancy Storage (Life Safety Code)

      Q: I'm trying to find out particular rules regarding storage and what is allowed to be done in a penthouse. We have a new-construction Ambulatory Care…

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 22, 2017
      Q&A Alcohol Based Hand Rub Dispensers

      Q: Could you clarify the placement of alcohol based hand dispensers in corridors and waiting rooms.  I was just looking for clarification.

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 21, 2017
      Q&A Door Locks

      Q: Regarding a recent question on access-control locks, you said the egress side of the door is required to have motion sensors and a wall-mounted “Push…

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 20, 2017
      Q&A Doors Hardware

      Q: I heard in a webinar that under the 2012 edition of the Life Safety Code, I can you have two releasing devices on doors. Is this true?

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 18, 2017