Office Hours May 2014

NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code

Jonathan Hart, NFPA Fire Protection Engineer, discusses code changes and improvements to the upcoming 2015 edition of NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code. The discussion includes:

  • Requirements within the code pertaining to electrical, nurse call systems, minimum allowable temperature for gas storage, and more
  • New content and features in the 2015 NFPA 99 Handbook—including a “Code Update” feature
  • Risk-based applications within NFPA 99—pertaining to requirements based on the risk to the patient and staff