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      Q: We have a storage room in our laboratory which is located in a business occupancy, and is over 100 square feet. It is fully sprinkled and has a hard…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jul 16, 2021
      Storage Room

      Q: If patient room equipment such as hospital beds, night stands, overbed tables, etc., is stored in an unoccupied patient room, is that space then…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 7, 2021
      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…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 12, 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…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 24, 2019
      Storage Room Gas Cylinders Article Fire Doors

      Q: I have an oxygen/med gas storage room that is attached to the hospital, and can only gain access to the room by way of the exterior of building. Does…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 28, 2018
      Storage Room Article Electrical Equipment

      Q: Are ladders allowed to be stored in electrical closets as long as the egress path is maintained and the 3ft clearance is applied? We had an inspector…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 11, 2018
      Storage Room Article Cardboard

      Q: We have a battle going on at our hospital regarding whether cardboard boxes can remain in a Pharmacy clean storage room. Some staff is saying the boxes…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 30, 2018
      Storage Room Oxygen Cylinders Article

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      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 24, 2017
      Storage Room Article

      Q: Is it not the case that in new hospital construction, clean storage rooms between 51 and 100 square feet need only have a self-closing door meeting…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 11, 2016
      Storage Room Article Doors

      Q: We have an Urgent Care facility that is classified as business occupancy. Do I need to lock the door to a storage room?

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 8, 2016