According to authorities, a temporary facility serving as a COVID-19 hospital in Tetovo, North Macedonia, burned down last month due to a short-circuit of a cable connected to a defibrillator; 14 people were killed.
Category: Fire Safety
As covered in the September CCE Prep, NFPA is a nonprofit membership organization that was founded in 1896 as the National Fire Protection Association. NFPA 99 provides requirements on electrical systems; gas and vacuum systems; environmental systems; materials; electrical equipment; gas equipment; laboratories; manufacturer requirements for equipment used in patient care; and requirements for hospitals, […]Read More
NFPA is a nonprofit membership organization that was founded in 1896 as the National Fire Protection Association. More than 300 NFPA codes and standards have an influence on every building, process, service, design, and installation in the United States as well as many other countries where it is used. The NFPA codes and standards of […]Read More
For more than two decades, the National Fire Protection Agency’s (NFPA) Standard for Health Care Facilities—NFPA 99—has defined the guidelines for repair, maintenance, and safety compliance inspections of electrical and electronic appliances that generate high-frequency currents. Biomeds turn to the document on a regular basis, viewing it as an invaluable guide to minimizing the hazards […]Read More
Part 1 of a two-part series on medical gas.Read More