Are Operating Rooms a Wet Procedure Location?

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According to the 2012 and 2015 editions of NFPA 99, operating rooms are considered a wet procedure location unless a risk assessment conducted by the health care governing body determines otherwise.

 

What type of risk assessment can this be? Well, NFPA 99 doesn't specify, but the attached report from the Fire Protection Research Foundation provides guidance on how a quantitative risk analysis can be performed to make this determination.

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