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Lessons in fire barrier management

Healthcare Life Safety Compliance, August 17, 2017

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Part of your everyday job as a hospital safety professional or engineer is dealing with the issue of stopping fire in its tracks. Clearly, one of the biggest enemies to a hospital (and its patients) is a fire because immobile patients can’t easily be evacuated. So it’s your job to make sure that any incipient fire gets stopped dead in its tracks and to make sure that smoke and toxic fumes can’t go anywhere.

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