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Questions & Answers

Healthcare Life Safety Compliance, November 1, 2009

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A. If you have approved hold-open devices connected to the fire alarm system, you meet the requirements of the 2000 edition of the Life Safety Code® (LSC). Let’s look at the reasons why.

Laboratories are required to be treated as hazardous areas if they contain flammable materials in quantities less than what would be considered a severe hazard—see section 19.3.2.1 in the LSC.

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