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NFPA Journal underscores new cooking, furniture provisions in Life Safety Code

Blog Post created by freddurso Employee on Jan 24, 2012

Life Safety Code provisionsNew provisions for furniture in corridors and cooking in health care occupancies are some of the major changes to the 2012 edition of NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code®, detailed by columnist Chip Carson in the latest edition of NFPA Journal®. 

Carson states that "the intent of these significant changes is to  recognize the operational and health care treatment methods now in use  and to make the design of long-term care facilities more home-like and  improve the quality of life of the patients and residents." Read the complete column in the latest edition of NFPA Journal.

NFPA's Robert Solomon provides an overview of other Life Safety Code changes impacting health care and ambulatory health care environments:

 

 

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