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      Business Occupancies Trash Receptacles

      Q: I have a question about the limits on the size of trash containers in healthcare facilities, including ambulatory healthcare facilities. Consider…

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 18, 2019
      Trash Receptacles Article

      Q: Can you tell me where to find the code reference for trash cans in healthcare, ambulatory, and business occupancies? I have reviewed the respective…

      Bob Armbrister | Feb 5, 2018
      Trash Receptacles Article

      An off-site clinic far from the main hospital will be part of the accreditation survey. Currently they have open trash cans (wastebaskets) throughout the…

      Bob Armbrister | Feb 12, 2015
      Q&A Trash Receptacles Hazardous Areas

      Q: We just completed a renovation of our cafeteria dining area and as part of the project an 8 container trash cabinet was built and installed in a…

      Bob Armbrister | Nov 4, 2013
      Q&A Trash Receptacles Hazardous Areas

      Q: During a recent survey, the surveyor noted that we had two 64 gallon capacity containers which we use for document shredding, sitting side-by-side in…

      Bob Armbrister | Nov 12, 2012
      Q&A Trash Receptacles

      Q: We have these big recycling containers mounted on wheels all over the hospital, which must have a capacity of 50 gallons each, at least. Does this…

      Bob Armbrister | Jan 1, 2012
      Q&A Trash Receptacles

      Q: Are waste container required to be fire retardant in hospitals? What about long term care facilities?

      Bob Armbrister | Oct 1, 2011
      Q&A Trash Receptacles

      Q: In a business occupancy (physician medical office) can waste receptacles that are used for exam room waste paper be made of plastic, or do they have to…

      Bob Armbrister | Nov 1, 2010