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      Q: I am in a medical arts building. All that I have in this building is a hospital-based lab satellite station, and a physical therapy (PT) area;…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 19, 2021
      Inspection & Maintenance (Fire Detection Syste Fire Alarm Testing (Fire Detection Systems)

      Q: A local authority stated that when performing the annual fire alarm inspection our service contractor needs to write up areas that have no smoke…

      Katrina Reed | Jul 1, 2020
      Technician (Fire Detection Systems) Testing (Fire Detection Systems)

      Q: Have I misinterpreted the new NFPA-25-2010 Testing and Inspection criteria for sprinkler systems? It’s my understanding that the technician performing…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 12, 2020
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      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
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      Q: What is the testing requirement for a fire alarm system in a nursing home? Is it annual or semiannual?

      Bob Armbrister | Apr 3, 2020
      Smoke Detectors Testing (Fire Detection Systems)

      Q: In regards to the sensitivity testing of smoke detectors, I believe my fire alarm system is capable of complying with NFPA 72 for the sensitivity…

      Bob Armbrister | Feb 26, 2020
      Inspection & Maintenance (Fire Detection Syste Smoke Detectors Fire Alarm Technician (Fire Detection Systems) Testing (Fire Detection Systems)

      Q: I have a question regarding testing and repair of fire alarm system in a hospital setting. Is a maintenance person who is employed by the hospital as…

      Bob Armbrister | Jun 26, 2019
      Inspection & Maintenance (Fire Detection Syste Fire Alarm Testing (Fire Detection Systems)

      Q: Is the alarm transmission verification test generally performed by a fire alarm testing company on every device during an annual test/inspection? I…

      Bob Armbrister | May 10, 2019
      Accreditation Door Locks CMS Testing (Fire Detection Systems) Inspection & Maintenance (Electrical)

      Q: Is there a code requirement for testing magnetic-locking devices, for a facility maintenance director?

      Bob Armbrister | Apr 29, 2019
      Fire Alarm Testing (Fire Detection Systems) Batteries (Fire Detection Systems)

      Q: We have a difference of opinion in our organization that I hope you can settle for us. I believe the sealed lead-acid batteries in our fire alarm…

      Bob Armbrister | Feb 15, 2019