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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
      Q&A Fire Doors Testing (Life Safety Code) LSC

      Q: Now that we have some clarification from CMS on annual door inspection [See CMS S&C memo 17-38, dated July 28, 2017], I wanted to see if there was any…

      Bob Armbrister | Oct 24, 2017
      Q&A Fire Doors Testing (Life Safety Code)

      Q: I'd like some clarification concerning the new requirement for annual fire door inspections: NFPA 101 2012, Chapter 7.2.1.15 States "Where required by…

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 20, 2017
      Q&A Smoke Barrier Doors Testing (Life Safety Code)

      Q: Do doors in smoke barriers in healthcare occupancies have to be tested and inspected? Section 7.2.1.15.2 of the 2012 Life Safety Code says smoke door…

      Bob Armbrister | Aug 23, 2017
      Q&A Fire Doors Testing (Life Safety Code)

      Q: In regards to fire door inspections, what are the qualifications of the person to perform the inspection?

      Bob Armbrister | Jul 20, 2017
      Q&A Documentation (Life Safety Code) Testing (Life Safety Code)

      Q: Our organization is accredited by Joint Commission. I know for inspection purposes we need to have the current year plus that past three years of…

      Bob Armbrister | Jul 19, 2017
      Q&A Fire Doors Testing (Life Safety Code)

      Q: In regards to the new annual fire rated door assembly inspection, are we to inspect every door that has a fire rating or the doors that are located in…

      Bob Armbrister | Jun 14, 2017
      Q&A Documentation (Life Safety Code) Testing (Life Safety Code)

      Q: For off-site satellite facilities, where the building is not owned by the hospital but where the space inside the building is licensed by the hospital,…

      Bob Armbrister | Feb 9, 2017
      Business Occupancies Q&A Testing (Life Safety Code)

      Q: What are the testing requirements for a two story medical office building with a fire alarm system and sprinkler system? I believe we are required to…

      Bob Armbrister | Oct 5, 2015