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      Fire & Smoke Dampers Testing (Facilities Management)

      Q: NFPA 80-2010, section 19.4.1.1 indicates the required testing and inspection of fire dampers to be 1-year after installation, afterwards the inspection…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 16, 2020
      Testing (Facilities Management)

      Q: Does CMS and the accreditation organizations require fire/smoke damper testing every four years in a hospital with mixed occupancy? If my hospital…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 11, 2020
      Electrical Receptacle Testing (Facilities Management) Inspection & Maintenance (Facilities Managemen

      Q: One of our health care facilities has just completed their annual Life Safety Survey and during the brief exit conference the Fire Marshall indicated…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jul 20, 2020
      Joint Commission Testing (Generators) Accreditation Fire Drills Testing (Fire Suppression Systems) Testing (Facilities Management) CMS Testing (Fire Detection Systems) Testing (Life Safety Code) Testing (Medical Gas) Inspection & Maintenance (Life Safety Code)

      Q: Has there been an update to the definition of time by TJC/CMS? I'm looking at quarterly fire drills right now, but any changes/clarification on the…

      Bob Armbrister | Apr 15, 2020
      Testing (Facilities Management) Elevators

      Q: How do I perform the elevator recall test?

      Bob Armbrister | Jan 1, 2020
      HVAC Testing (Facilities Management)

      Q: Do you know if the ambulatory health care facilities are required to do an annual Test and Balance of the HVAC system?

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 20, 2019
      Testing (Facilities Management) Elevators

      Q: We have multiple hospitals that we provide fire-safety testing services to. With the new requirement for testing elevator fire-fighters emergency…

      Bob Armbrister | May 31, 2019