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      Stairwells Storage (Life Safety Code)

      Q: My question relates to storage in stairwells. Emergency Management is requesting patient transfer devices, (Sleds and Stair Chairs) to be stored in the…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 15, 2020
      Storage Room Patient Rooms Storage (Life Safety Code)

      Q: Nursing staff has a tendency to stuff patient rooms that are not used as often with extra beds, furniture etc. Building does not have sprinklers on…

      Bob Armbrister | Feb 12, 2020
      Occupancies Fire Barrier Storage (Life Safety Code) Parking Garage Separation

      Q: We have a three-story parking structure attached to a hospital. The top floor of the parking structure is not covered and is open to the atmosphere. Is…

      Bob Armbrister | Apr 5, 2019
      Corridors Storage (Life Safety Code) Clean Linen

      Q: If I had a hallway (breezeway which connects two healthcare occupancies) which is greater than 8 feet wide (approximately 12ft) and carts of clean…

      Bob Armbrister | Feb 8, 2019
      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 Storage (Life Safety Code)

      Q: Our hospital bulk stores alcohol based hand-rub (ABHR) sanitizer containers of 1000 ML (33.8 fl. oz.) per container & 750 ML (25 fl. oz.) per container…

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 4, 2017
      Q&A Storage (Life Safety Code) Under SInk

      Q: Is there a Life Safety Code requirement for cabinet doors to be locked underneath sinks in patient rooms, in a hospital?

      Bob Armbrister | Nov 10, 2017
      Q&A Sprinklers Storage (Life Safety Code)

      Q: We have a surveyor that says if we have portable storage racks against the perimeter walls and have items stored closer than 18 inches of the ceiling…

      Bob Armbrister | Oct 16, 2017
      Corridors Q&A Storage (Life Safety Code)

      Q: If I had a hallway (breezeway which connects two healthcare occupancies) which is greater than 8 feet wide (approximately 12ft) and beds and other…

      Bob Armbrister | Oct 13, 2017
      Q&A Storage (Life Safety Code)

      Q: What is the storage height requirement in buildings that are not sprinkled? In other words, how high can we stack items on shelves in storage areas in…

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 25, 2017