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NFPA 99 Revisions Resonate with Readers

The article about the 2012 update of one of health care technology's most important set of standards—NFPA 99—came in as the second most-read story of the year.

NFPA II

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, […]

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NFPA

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 […]

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Rewriting NFPA 99

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 […]

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