|Fire Alarm System - Installation |
A fire alarm system is installed with systems and components approved for the purpose in accordance with NFPA 70, National Electric Code, and NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code to provide effective warning of fire in any part of the building. In areas not continuously occupied, detection is installed at each fire alarm control unit. In new occupancy, detection is also installed at notification appliance circuit power extenders, and supervising station transmitting equipment. Fire alarm system wiring or other transmission paths are monitored for integrity.
220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 9.6, 22.214.171.124
Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0341
Based on observation and interview, it was determined the facility failed to install required fire alarm system components in one instance, affecting the entire facility.
1. Observation on March 13, 2019, at 10:46 a.m., revealed there was no smoke detector in the basement storage room, in the personal care building, at the main fire alarm control panel.
Interview with the Facility Administrator and Maintenance Director on March 13, 2019, at 12:00 p.m., confirmed there was not a smoke detector at the main fire alarm panel.
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A smoke detector in the basement storage at the main fire alarm panel shall be installed to comply with, NFPA 70, National Electric Code and NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code.
The facility shall maintain inspection requirements in accordance with NFPA 70, National Electric Code and NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Codes.
Administration and maintenance staff shall be educated on the requirements of NFPA 70, National Electric Code and NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code for fire alarm installation and maintenance.
The Director of Environmental Services (or designee) will ensure regulation is followed in regards to the installation, inspection and maintenance of the fire alarm system. Identified concerns will be reported to the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Committee for recommendation and follow-up.