Rich Bielen explains changes to the new risk-based NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Dec 12, 2011


Rich Bielen, NFPA's Director of Fire Protection Systems Engineering, talks about changes to NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code. One of the biggest changes to the latest edition of the document was a move toward a risk-based, rather than an occupancy-based, approach. RIch also addresses the highly-debated issue of whether operating rooms should be considered as "wet locations".