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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
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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
      Inspection & Maintenance (Fire Suppression Sys Testing (Fire Suppression Systems) Fire Pump

      Q: Is it required to dropped power to your electric driven fire pump while it is running to ensure it starts back up and continues to run on emergency…

      Bob Armbrister | Aug 7, 2019
      Testing (Fire Suppression Systems) Fire Pump

      Q: How long is a grace period for the annual fire pump test to be past due?

      Bob Armbrister | Jan 28, 2019
      Article Testing (Fire Suppression Systems) Fire Pump

      Q: I have always tested my fire pumps on a weekly basis, but now I’ve heard from a consultant there is a new standard that says only a monthly run is…

      Bob Armbrister | Jun 6, 2018
      Q&A Testing (Fire Suppression Systems) Fire Pump

      Q: Electric fire pumps needed to be run once a week. Then that was changed to once a month. Now the new NFPA 25 has the pump being run once a week again.…

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 7, 2017
      Q&A Sprinklers Testing (Fire Suppression Systems)

      Q: I reside in California. Do I need a special license or certificate to perform monthly and quarterly sprinkler systems tests and/or inspections?…

      Bob Armbrister | Aug 4, 2017
      Q&A Testing (Fire Suppression Systems) Fire Pump

      Q: I read where the annual fire pump test requires a 30-minute churn test but does not differentiate between a diesel or electric pump (as in the weekly…

      Bob Armbrister | May 3, 2017
      Q&A Testing (Fire Suppression Systems) Fire Pump

      Q: The Joint Commission standard for weekly testing of the fire pump only requires us to record the test date of the inspection. We were cited for not…

      Bob Armbrister | Apr 18, 2016
      Sprinklers Article Testing (Fire Suppression Systems)

      I would like to do some research for an article that I want to write about and I am addressing this appeal to those of you who have an active role in a…

      Bob Armbrister | Aug 5, 2014