ASHE 53rd Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition

1394 - Navigating, Identifying, and Interpreting NFPA 99

Jul 11, 2016 3:15pm ‐ Jul 11, 2016 4:30pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $30.00

Description

This session provides an overview of NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code. This session includes how to generally navigate the code, where to find specific issues, and how the sections are applicable once found. Topics to be covered include risk assessments, medical gas and vacuum systems, essential electrical system, emergency management, and more. Other NFPA codes and standards referenced by NFPA 99 will be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how to appropriately navigate NFPA 99 to find the appropriate code requirements.
  • Define the risk based application of NFPA 99.
  • Review requirements for medical gas and vacuum systems and electrical systems maintenance.
  • Describe the code position on wet procedure locations, cylinder storage, and other frequently questioned topics.

Speaker(s):

  • Jonathan Hart, PE, SASHE, Senior Fire Protection Engineer, NFPA, Quincy, Massachusetts

Credits

Credits: None available.

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