It is critical to take appropriate measures to protect patients, staff, and visitors from dangers and ensure health care safety. NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code, provides state-of-the-art performance criteria for health care facilities, materials, and appliances, including medical gas and vacuum systems, electrical systems, gas equipment, and features of fire protection.
The code offers a risk-based approach that takes into account the particular hazards posed to occupants, rather than the building type, to determine safety guidelines. From provisions for installations, inspections, and testing to maintenance, performance, and safe practices, NFPA 99 is an essential resource for anyone who plays a role in facility safety.
The Health Care Facilities Code provides the most current requirements for minimizing the risks of fire, explosion, and electricity.
NFPA 99 was created to make it easier to adopt, use, and enforce a uniform approach and set of criteria for safety in hospitals, nursing homes, limited care settings, and other types of health care facilities.
The 2021 edition introduces several substantial changes to the code, including:
Elevate your facility’s approach to safety and get compliant with the 2021 code.
NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code, is a safety essential for contractors, engineers, facility managers, authorities having jurisdiction, plumbers, gas and vacuum system installers, security personnel, insurance companies, manufacturers, and anyone with responsibilities for providing safety in health care environments. Get up to date with cutting-edge practices and requirements by ordering your copy today.