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NFPA 99 2012 Update: Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Noon Central Time


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Speaker: James K Lathrop, Vice President, Koffel Associates Inc.

The webinar is a review and discussion of the newly adopted NFPA 99 2012 and how the risk assessment requirements of the new Chapter 4 affect the requirements for Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems requirements of Chapter 5. The application of Chapter 5 to new and existing facilities will be addressed. Also some of the major differences since the 2000 edition of the Code will be highlighted along with installer and verifier qualifications and maintenance and testing of system components.


  • Define the four risk categories of Chapter 4 and the related impact on the requirements of Chapter 5
  • Locate the list of requirements for existing systems and discuss how that list works
  • Locate the requirements for individuals installing medical gas and vacuum piping, and for those verifying such systems.
  • Locate the provisions for maintenance of these systems and discuss how this list works.

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