NFPA® 99 Health Care Facilities Code 2012 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Application
1.4 Equivalency
1.5 Units
1.6 Code Adoption Requirements
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
3.4 BICSI Definitions
Chapter 4 Fundamentals
4.1 Building System Categories
4.2 Risk Assessment
4.3 Application
Chapter 5 Gas and Vacuum Systems
5.1 Category 1 Piped Gas and Vacuum Systems
5.2 Category 2 Piped Gas and Vacuum Systems
5.3 Category 3 Piped Gas and Vacuum Systems
Chapter 6 Electrical Systems
6.1 Applicability
6.2 Nature of Hazards
6.3 Electrical System
6.4 Essential Electrical System Requirements — Type 1
6.5 Essential Electrical System Requirements — Type 2
6.6 Essential Electrical System Requirements — Type 3
Chapter 7 Information Technology and Communications Systems for Health Care Facilities
7.1 Applicability
7.2 Reserved
7.3 Category 1 Systems
7.4 Category 2 Systems
7.5 Category 3 Systems
Chapter 8 Plumbing
8.1 Applicability
8.2 System Category Criteria
8.3 General Requirements
Chapter 9 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
9.1 Applicability
9.2 System Category Criteria
9.3 General
Chapter 10 Electrical Equipment
10.1 Applicability
10.2 Performance Criteria and Testing for Patient Care–Related Electrical Appliances and Equipment
10.3 Testing Requirements — Fixed and Portable
10.4 Nonpatient Electrical Appliances and Equipment
10.5 Administration
Chapter 11 Gas Equipment
11.1 Applicability
11.2 Cylinder and Container Source
11.3 Cylinder and Container Storage Requirements
11.4 Performance Criteria and Testing
11.5 Administration
11.6 Operation and Management of Cylinders
11.7 Liquid Oxygen Equipment
Chapter 12 Emergency Management
12.1 Scope
12.2 Responsibilities
12.3 Matrix Categories
12.4 General
12.5 Category 1 and Category 2 Requirements
Chapter 13 Security Management
13.1 Scope
13.2 Security Vulnerability Assessment (SVA)
13.3 Responsible Person
13.4 Security-Sensitive Areas
13.5 Access and Egress Security Measures
13.6 Media Control
13.7 Crowd Control
13.8 Security Equipment
13.9 Employment Practices
13.10 Security Operations
13.11 Program Evaluation
Chapter 14 Hyperbaric Facilities
14.1 Scope
14.2 Construction and Equipment
14.3 Administration and Maintenance
Chapter 15 Features of Fire Protection
15.1 Applicability
15.2 Construction and Compartmentation
15.3 Special Hazard Protection for Flammable Liquids and Gases
15.4 Laboratories
15.5 Utilities
15.6 Rubbish Chutes, Incinerators, and Laundry Chutes
15.7 Fire Detection, Alarm, and Communications Systems
15.8 Automatic Sprinklers and Other Extinguishing Equipment
15.9 Manual Extinguishing Equipment
15.10 Compact Storage
15.11 Compact Mobile Storage
15.12 Maintenance and Testing
15.13 Fire Loss Prevention in Operating Rooms
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Additional Explanatory Notes
Annex C Sample Ordinance Adopting NFPA 99
Annex D Informational References
Index