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NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code 2018

NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code 2018

The ultimate code book for health care facilities to keep staff and patients safe

Price: $101.95
Product Code: NFPA 99-18
Year: 2018
Binding: Softcover
Publisher: NFPA


The ultimate code book for health care facilities to keep staff and patients safe. The brand-new 2018 version is packed with the most recent code changes such as the responsibility of risk assessments, requirements for wireless phone and paging integration and inspection requirements for hyperbaric facilities.

Table of Contents

  1. Administration
    1. Scope
    2. Purpose
    3. Application
    4. Equivalency
    5. Units
    6. Code Adoption Requirements
  2. Referenced Publications
    1. General
    2. NFPA Publications
    3. Other Publications
    4. References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
  3. Definitions
    1. General
    2. NFPA Official Definitions
    3. General Definitions
    4. BICSI Definitions
  4. Fundamentals
    1. Risk Categories
    2. Risk Assessment
    3. Application
    4. Materials
  5. Gas and Vacuum Systems
    1. Category 1 Piped Gas and Vacuum Systems
    2. Category 2 Piped Gas and Vacuum Systems
    3. Category 3 Piped Gas and Vacuum Systems
  6. Electrical Systems
    1. Applicability
    2. Nature of Hazards
    3. General
    4. Category 1 Spaces
    5. Category 2 Spaces
    6. Category 3 and 4 Spaces
    7. Essential Electrical Systems
  7. Information Technology and Communications Systems
    1. Applicability
    2. Reserved
    3. Category 1 Systems
    4. Category 2 Systems
    5. Category 3 Systems
  8. Plumbing
    1. Applicability
    2. System Category Criteria
    3. General Requirements
    4. Category 1 (Reserved)
    5. Category 2 (Reserved)
    6. Category 3 (Reserved)
  9. Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
    1. Applicability
    2. System Category Criteria
    3. General
    4. Category 1 (Reserved)
    5. Category 2 (Reserved)
    6. Category 3 (Reserved)
  10. Electrical Equipment
    1. Applicability
    2. Performance Criteria and Testing for Patient Care-Related Electrical Appliances and Equipment
    3. Testing Requirements – Patient Care – Related Electrical Appliances and Equipment
    4. Nonpatient Electrical Appliances and Equipment
    5. Administration
  11. Gas Equipment
    1. Applicability
    2. Cylinder and Container Source
    3. Cylinder and Container Storage Requirements
    4. Performance Criteria and Testing
    5. Administration
    6. Operation and Management of Cylinders
    7. Liquid Oxygen Equipment
  12. Emergency Management
    1. Applicability
    2. Responsibilities
    3. Emergency Management Categories
    4. General
    5. Emergency Management Category 1 and Emergency Management Category 2 Requirements
  13. Security Management
    1. Applicability
    2. Security Management Plan
    3. Security Vulnerability Assessment (SVA)
    4. Responsible Person
    5. Security-Sensitive Areas
    6. Access and Egress Security Measures
    7. Media Control
    8. Crowd Control
    9. Access Control Equipment
    10. Employment Practices
    11. Security Operations
    12. Program Evaluation
  14. Hyperbaric Facilities
    1. Scope
    2. Construction and Equipment
    3. Administration and maintenance
  15. Dental Gas and Vacuum Systems
    1. Applicability
    2. Nature of Hazards of Gas and Vacuum Systems
    3. Category 1 Dental Gas and Vacuum Systems
    4. Category 2 Dental Gas and Vacuum Systems
    5. Category 3 Dental Gas and Vacuum Systems
  16. Features of Fire Protection
    1. Applicability
    2. Construction and Compartmentation
    3. Special Hazard Protection for Flammable Liquids and Gases
    4. Laboratories
    5. Utilities
    6. Waste Chutes, Incinerators, and Linen Chutes
    7. Fire Detection, Alarm, and Communications Systems
    8. Automatic Sprinklers and Other Extinguishing Equipment
    9. Manual Extinguishing Equipment
    10. Compact Storage
    11. Compact Mobil Storage
    12. Maintenance and Testing
    13. Fire Loss Prevention in Operating Rooms

Annex A Explanatory Material

Annex B Additional Explanatory Notes

Annex C Sample Ordinance Adopting NFPA 99

Annex D Informational References