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May 01, 2024

NFPA 99 Requirements To Mitigate Medical Gas Emergencies

Healthcare facilities need to ensure the continuous and reliable supply of medical gases and vacuum system. This is paramount to patient safety and the…
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December 15, 2023

Special NFPA 99 Precautions For Medical Gas Systems

Organizations that work with medical gas systems must ensure that their employees are aware of and trained regarding the special precautions involving patient…
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October 02, 2023

What Is A Permit-To Work System?

A Permit-to-Work (PTW) system is designed to help you install, maintain and repair your health care facility’s piped medical gas and vacuum systems. It covers…
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June 27, 2023

Responsible Facility Authority Qualifications

To safeguard patients, workers and visitors at your healthcare facility, you must follow a framework such that you and your team know you are staying up to…
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April 25, 2023

About Medical Gas Booms and Columns

While your organization depends on medical gas booms and columns , you may not necessarily be experts on their inner workings as you prepare to arrange for…
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April 25, 2023

Medical Gas Certification Requirements

In healthcare facilities, you have a duty to ensure the safety of patients, visitors and employees at all times. This means that it is of the utmost importance…
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October 31, 2022

Medical Gas Storage Requirements

Although they are used to save lives, medical gases require careful handling or else they can be dangerous. Following the medical gas storage requirements as…
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September 13, 2022

Medical Gas Labeling Requirements

Medical facilities must pay close attention to medical gas labeling requirements to remain in compliance with regulations and keep people safe. This includes…
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June 08, 2022

The Hazards Associated With Using a non-WAGD compliant Medical Vacuum System for Waste Anesthetic Gas Disposal

In a medical facility or setting that utilizes anesthesia, a waste anesthetic gas disposal (WAGD) system is a requirement. However, if the same distribution…
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June 02, 2022

A Guide To Medical Gas Maintenance

Given the role they play in keeping patients safe and healthy during treatment, a facility’s medical gas systems are some of the most important infrastructures…
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May 18, 2022

The Benefits Of A Waste Anesthesia Gas Disposal System

Properly managing anesthetic waste gases is a critical objective in any medical facility that relies on anesthesia delivery. Acute levels of and long-term…
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May 03, 2022

What Is Medical Air?

Every day patients rely on medical air. Whether it’s in an emergency room or an operating room, having this supply of pure, quality air can make a world of…
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