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Video: NFPA's Rich Bielen talks about the wet locations debate

Blog Post created by Michael Hazell Employee on Dec 14, 2010

During the most recent revision cycle of NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities, there has been an ongoing debate about the definition of "wet locations" in hospital operating rooms. The Technical Committee responsible for NFPA 99 is proposing that operating rooms are a wet location unless a risk assessment has determined otherwise. Rich Bielen, Manager of NFPA’s Fire Protection Systems Engineering Division, walks us through the issue.


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Learn more about NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities http://www.nfpa.org/99