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Monograph: Evaluating Electrical Distribution Equipment to Determine Replacement Needs

Published: by Krista McDonald Biason

Subject matter: Codes and standards, Design, Construction, Maintenance, Utilities, Facility management, Facility engineering, Risk management, Equipment | Resource format: Monograph/white paper

As health care facilities undergo remodeling projects, the belief--or hope--often exists that current facilities are capable of handling increased electrical loads. But a piecemeal... read more

HITF interpretations, June 2008

Published: by NFPA

Subject matter: Codes and standards | Resource format: Interpretation

NFPA Health Care Interpretations Task Force (HITF) June 2008 interpretations on: Inspection of portable fire extinguishers Existing fire alarm systems Storage rooms 50 SF or smaller Operation of doors in the means of egress

Focus on Compliance: Environmental Tour Checklist

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Subject matter: Codes and standards, Biomed, Maintenance, Infection prevention, Safety/security, Utilities, Facility management, Facility engineering, Emergency preparedness, Equipment | Resource format: Checklist, Template/tool/worksheet

This Excel tool provides a checklist for environmental tours, including items related to fire safety, safety management, utilities, infection control, hazardous material, security, medical equipment, emergency management, and staff knowledge. 

Comparison of guidance documents issued by various organizations on relocatable power taps (RPTs)

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Subject matter: Codes and standards, Facility management, Equipment | Resource format: Template/tool/worksheet, Resource/reference list

This document compares relocatable power tap (RPT) waiver requirements from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) with previous guidance from the National Fire Protection Association Health Care Interpretations Task Force and ASHE.

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