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      Soiled Utility Room Door Locks

      Q: During a recent consultation survey, the nurse consultant traced a patient to a general medical floor. She made the comment that all soiled work room…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Aug 28, 2020
      Soiled Utility Room Ambulatory Care Occupancy

      Q: How does one handle a "Soiled Utility" room in an Ambulatory Healthcare Occupancy? If it is a small storage room without large volumes of flammable…

      Bob Armbrister | Feb 13, 2020
      Storage Room Business Occupancies Soiled Utility Room

      Q: Do business occupancy buildings with soiled utility rooms have to be one-hour fire-rated or just sprinkled if the building falls under a hospital…

      Bob Armbrister | May 24, 2019
      Soiled Utility Room Article

      Q: Is it a requirement that all units have a soiled utility room?

      Bob Armbrister | Mar 16, 2018
      Q&A Soiled Utility Room

      Q: Is it required that all soiled utility rooms have a dedicated sink for handwashing only?

      Bob Armbrister | Aug 7, 2017
      Q&A Soiled Utility Room

      Q: What is the protocol to maintain a soiled utility room on a patient floor? What guidelines have to be met?

      Bob Armbrister | Jun 9, 2017
      Q&A Soiled Utility Room Doors Signs (Life Safety Code)

      Q: Are you aware of any door signage requirements for soiled utility rooms and/or trash rooms?

      Bob Armbrister | Apr 20, 2015
      Q&A Soiled Utility Room Door Locks

      Q: Where is the reference in the Life Safety Code that requires the doors to housekeeping or soiled utility rooms to be locked? I have a Risk Management…

      Bob Armbrister | Mar 31, 2014
      Q&A Soiled Utility Room

      Q: We plan to take an existing small closet and make it into a new soiled linen room. It measures approximately 35 square feet and I plan to construct…

      Bob Armbrister | Apr 1, 2010
      Q&A Soiled Utility Room

      Q: Do soiled utility room doors have to be locked all the time? I was informed by our VP Quality Assurance that all of the soiled utility room doors must…

      Bob Armbrister | Jul 1, 2009