Fire Safety - strategies, tips and insights for the healthcare facilities management industry

Emory University Midtown Hospital Experiences Electrical Fire

Compliance Strategies for Fire Safety 

Identifying Fire Hazards in Healthcare Facilities

Mount Sinai Catches Fire, 6 Injured

What Can Cause Fire Sprinklers and Alarms to Not Function?

What Fire Sprinklers and Alarms are the Best for Hospitals?

Fires Spread at Local Hospitals, One Man Arrested

When to Perform Maintenance on Fire Alarms and Sprinklers

29 Dead After Hospital Fire in Beijing

How Fire Safety Drills Differ for Healthcare Facilities

3 Misconceptions About Healthcare Fire Safety

Brockton Hospital to Remain Close for Three Months

Fire Breaks Out at Brockton Hospital

How Digital Codes and Standards Are Affecting Healthcare Infrastructure

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire Damper Testing

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Corrective Maintenance Work

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Evacuation Route Maps

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Storage Rooms

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Does an Actual Alarm Count as a Fire Drill?

Q&A: Battery-operated emergency lights for ATS?

Q&A: Storing a single oxygen cylinder in a dental clinic

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Medical gas system testing frequency

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Monitoring fire pump power supply

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: GFCI receptacles

Protecting senior care staff and residents in case of fire

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: MRI smoke detectors

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire damper testing in surgery centers

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Storage of flammable liquids (Part 3)

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Storage of flammable liquids (Part 2)

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Storage of flammable liquids (Part 1)

Does your fire alarm system need an opgrade or replacement?

Cladding to be removed at Oxford's Churchill and Children's hospitals

Protect Jobsites With Surface Shields’ New Fire-Resistant Floor Protector and Seam Tape

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire extinguishers

Maintaining life safety compliance in healthcare facilities

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Clothes irons

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Sprinkler obstructions

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire extinguishers

Test, inspect, maintain: Fire suppression system priorities

Safety improvements ordered for hospitals after arson attack

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Contiguous facilities

National code review urged after Idaho nursing home burns

Idaho care facilities sprinkler system failed during fire

Life Safety Q&A: Exiting from hospital into medical building

Life Safety Q&A: Time allowed for repairs

Dublin hospital ordered to install sprinkler system

Hot cleaning rags ignite at California nursing home

Fire at Ohio hospital forces evacuation, closing

Life Safety Q&A: Stairwell exit locked door

Most hospital surveys this year show trouble with certain fire hazard provisions

Life Safety Q&A: Fire drills in a hospital

Life Safety Q&A: Fire-rated door assemblies

Oxford hospital closes trauma unit over cladding safety fears

CMS extends deadline for smoke barrier door inspections and tests

Trauma unit closed over fire safety concerns

Patient killed, nurses injured in Pa. hospital patient room fire

Three hospitals fail fire safety checks after London tower fire

Checklist for protecting your healthcare facility

NFPA casts final votes on healthcare, life safety code changes

Q&A: Doctor sleep rooms

CMS interprets emergency departments to be healthcare occupancies

Experts concerned about the potential fire hazard with hyperbaric chambers

Missouri long-term care facility fire injures resident

Q&A: Doors wedged open

Limerick hospital fire safety lapses spur threats of legal action

Q&A: Converting a cath lab procedure room to storage

James Golinveaux Named President and CEO of The Viking Group

Q&A: Temporary construction barrier

New COIN Specific Application Sprinkler Offers 16’ x 16’ Coverage for Combustible Interstitial Spaces

Q&A: Annual test on fire rated door assemblies

Hospital smoking bans results in fewer fires

Q&A: Firefighter emergency phones

Q&A: Annual fire pump test

Investigators searching for cause of fire in vacant building at Mass. hospital

Webcast — New Requirements, New Challenges: The 2012 Life Safety Code

Q&A: Quarterly fire drills

Kentec Protects Top Cambridge Biolab Facility

Q&A: Combustible decorations

Keeping healthcare facility safety equipment and alarm systems compliant

Q&A: Standards regarding environmental rounds

Elderly patients moved from U.K. hospital ward over fire safety fears

Balancing privacy with safety

Q&A: Two releasing devices for doors

Input sought on increasing the allowable smoke compartment in hospitals

U.K. hospital withholds loan payments over fire issues

Accreditation surveys offer lessons in compliance

U.K. hospital vows action over fire safety lapses

Interpreting the Life Safety Code

Fire-rated door frame Q&A

Many nursing homes still lack sprinklers

Healthcare systems move away from flame retardants in furniture

Flammable liquid storage Q&A

Complying with proposed fire safety regulation changes

Are you ready for the new 2012 Life Safety Code?

Life Safety Code for IT closets

New CMS regulations could mean changes for healthcare facilities

Fire alarm system Q&A

Fire extinguisher cabinet Q&A

Largest U.S. health system will stop buying flame-retardant furniture

South Korean hospital fire kills 21

Clarifying proposed changes to smoke compartment size requirements

Fire dampers Q&A

Life Safety Code updates encourage homelike environments

New fire safety regs proposed for hospitals

Most common hospital fire code violations

Streamlining life safety system inspections

Manitoba creates fire safety task force for personal care homes

Manitoba won't make sprinkler systems mandatory in care facilities

Fire damper requirements in rated walls

Fire safety a constant focus at Vancouver nursing homes

Facilities focus on fire safety after Quebec fire

CMS proposal for annual generator test for healthcare facilities flawed

Dozens feared dead after Quebec nursing home fire

Fire safety improvement linked to codes and enforcement

Unlocking the code of fire safety initiating devices

Unlocking the code to fire safety equipment compliance

Most Wisconsin nursing homes meet mandate to boost fire safety

Hundreds of nursing homes still lack fire sprinklers

NY health care workers get fire safety training

Updated Life Safety Code waiver rule allows bigger trash cans

New federal rule highlighted after sprinkler system saves nursing home residents

ICC safety code updates have big impact on hospitals



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