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      Testing (Generators) Generators

      Q: My question is related to emergency generator testing. On my last building (and my current one) the emergency generator was really small for the…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 12, 2021
      Testing (Generators) Generators

      Q: When doing monthly generator testing, do you have to maintain 30% for 30 minutes or does hitting the 30% sometime during the 30 minutes suffice? In…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 11, 2020
      Testing (Generators)

      Q: Is there a standard that says we need to write the start and stop time on our monthly generator load test for 30 minutes?

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 30, 2020
      Testing (Generators) Generators

      Q: Who can do the annual and monthly checks on a generator in an Ambulatory Surgery Center?

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 16, 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 (Generators) Manual Stop Switch

      Q: Are there any regular testing requirements for Generator Remote Shutdown Switches?

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 20, 2019
      Testing (Generators) Automatic Transfer Switches Inspection & Maintenance (Generators)

      Q: We have a generator that doesn’t meet the 30% load for the monthly run so we have to do an annual run with the load at 50% for 30 min and 75% for 60…

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 4, 2019
      Testing (Generators) Inspection & Maintenance (Generators)

      Q: Do generators for healthcare need to be load-bank tested annually if they meet the 30% nameplate load requirement during each monthly test?

      Bob Armbrister | Aug 12, 2019
      Testing (Generators) Equipment (Generators) Inspection & Maintenance (Generators)

      Q: We are going to have temporary generators onsite for two months that we will use during our construction project to replace the main power distribution…

      Bob Armbrister | Apr 26, 2019
      Testing (Generators) Batteries (Generators)

      As you may be aware, you are now permitted to have maintenance free batteries to start your generators. Previous to the adoption of the 2012 edition of…

      Bob Armbrister | Mar 5, 2019