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CMS reports highlight common problems surveyors find with fire sprinkler systems

Healthcare Life Safety Compliance, July 1, 2018

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As in years past, sprinkler head problems were at the heart of many of the citations given to the 86% of hospitals that failed that fire extinguishing system maintenance standard, making it the most challenging requirement faced by hospitals last year. Sprinkler systems can be troublesome for other healthcare facilities, too.

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