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A recent edition of Joint Commission Online provided tips for compliance with requirements relating to the testing of fire pumps and standpipe systems as well as inspections of automatic fire-extinguishing systems located in kitchens.


Read the tips here.


Note that while these tips refer to the 1998 editions of both NFPA 25 and NFPA 96 (because of the currently adopted 2000 edition of NFPA 101 by CMS), the most current version of each of these standards is the 2014 editions.


IT Equipment Fire Protection

Posted by jonhart Employee Jun 16, 2015

NFPA 75 is the Standard for the Fire Protection of Information Technology Equipment (ITE). Whether or not NFPA 75 is applicable to your ITE installation is dependent upon a risk assessment that considers the impact of numerous factors in determining the level of acceptable fire risk. Below, is a link to an article in Campus Fire Safety that identifies these factors and provides a basic overview of applicable fire protection requirements for the protection of ITE. 


Fire Protection of Information Technology Equipment