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Q: What are the requirements for testing electrical outlets in nursing home patient rooms? A: According to NFPA 99-2012, section, receptacles not listed as hospital-grade at patient bed locations …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 24, 2021
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Q: What is the regulation for testing the retention force on electrical outlets? A: According to section of the NFPA 99-2012, the retention force of the grounding blade of …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 2, 2020
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Q: Is there a code in the 2012 LSC about testing electrical receptacles around hospital beds? A: Well… actually, that would be in the NFPA 99-2012 code/standard, and the answer …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 18, 2018
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Q: What are the requirements for receptacle testing for hospital grade receptacles for existing and new health care facility? A: Section of NFPA 99-2012 addresses this issue by saying …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 23, 2018
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Do you ever have the feeling for every step forward, you take two steps backward? Regulatory compliance in the healthcare industry is getting tougher and tougher each year with new …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 30, 2018

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