NFPA 99C: Gas and Vacuum Systems, 2002 Edition
|Item # 99C02|
*Looking for the 2012 NFPA 99C: Gas and Vacuum Systems?
Starting in 2012, NFPA 99C will no longer be a stand-alone document. Instead, NFPA® provides 3 options.
- The former NFPA 99C content can be found in Chapters 1-5 of the 2012 NFPA 99
- Access all of the former NFPA 99C medical gas and vacuum systems content in Chapters 1-5 of the 2012 NFPA 99 Handbook
- NFPA's brand-new and best value Medical Gas and Vacuum System Installation Handbook with all the latest rules for Category 1-3 systems plus expert insights, examples, and visuals that help you understand and apply them correctly.
The highly specialized facts plumbers, inspectors, and verifiers need to work responsibly on today's medical piping systems -- in one convenient volume!
Medical gas and vacuum systems are highly complex and require strict adherence to safety standards to ensure their safe operation. And because provisions can vary widely depending on how and where they are used, working with the most reliable information is essential. NFPA 99C is the industry's most trusted and complete source for the knowledge needed to make the right decisions for the job at hand.
Get the latest criteria for installing and inspecting systems in all types of health care environments!
NFPA 99C extracts all the vital requirements about medical piping systems from NFPA 99 and compiles them into one stand-alone document. Used in inspection and installation training courses nationwide, this Standard provides the up-to-date guidance necessary to safeguard patients in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, medical and dental offices, and other facilities.
Here are just a few of the important changes you'll find in the 2002 edition...
- Certification requirements for gas and vacuum systems installers and verifiers are included for the first time.
- Revised signaling and alarm rules for gas sources
- Revised medical air system design considerations that allow for other respiratory needs, such as respiratory protection in emergency department decon rooms
- New provisions for specialty pipe systems
Other modifications to requirements address compressed gas cylinder identification and restraint, valve venting, ventilation of storage rooms, and more! A new user-friendly format improves readability and makes NFPA 99C easier to use in the office and in the field.
As technologies change, so do criteria for gas and vacuum systems. Make sure you're prepared with the updated NFPA 99C!
Put the industry's best technical knowledge into action and help save lives! Reserve your copy of NFPA 99C today and be ready to handle any job confidently! (Softbound, 74 pp., 2002)
This document is extracted from NFPA 99 and is not included in the National Fire Codes® Subscription Service.
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