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Rules for emergency eye wash, shower stations
Rules for emergency eye wash, shower stations

Nelson Design, Inc., architect Ellen McCulley, NCARB, provides an overview of requirements for placement of emergency wash stations in hazardous settings.

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Proper Anchorage prevents deaths from falls
Proper Anchorage prevents deaths from falls

Tim Seibert, P.E., president of Carl A. Nelson & Company, reviews standards for proper Anchorages in manufacturing environments to prevent fatal falls

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Use, egress, fire protection affect suite size in health facilities
Use, egress, fire protection affect suite size in health facilities

Architect Ellen McCulley, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, of Nelson Design, Inc., addresses issues affecting size limits on suite sizes in healthcare facilities.

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Decoding the Code: Applying Energy Code
Decoding the Code: Applying Energy Code

A review of determining the applicability of energy code based on location, construction type, by Nelson Design, Inc., Architect Ellen McCulley.

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Durability, ADA are shower seat considerations
Durability, ADA are shower seat considerations

In Decoding the Code, Architect Ellen McCulley discusses code considerations for shower seat installation in industrial and institutional settings.

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Decoding the Code: Know which codes apply
Decoding the Code: Know which codes apply

Code study is an important part of pre-construction. Understanding what code applies to a building project is just as important.

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Decoding the Code: Code Review as Value Engineering
Decoding the Code: Code Review as Value Engineering

Nelson Design, Inc., architect Ellen McCulley, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, discusses the cost benefits of code review during pre-construction.

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Decoding the Code: Rules for Remodeling
Decoding the Code: Rules for Remodeling

In Decoding the Code, Nelson Design, Inc., architect Cindy Larson discusses International Building Code requirements for remodeling, and how application of the rules varies depending on the type of building, or the scale of changes being made.

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Decoding the Code: Combustible Storage 102
Decoding the Code: Combustible Storage 102

Nelson Design, Inc., architect Ellen McCulley, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, resumes her discussion of International Fire Code rules for storage of high-piled combustibles.

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Decoding the Code: Therapy/Rec pools
Decoding the Code: Therapy/Rec pools

Carl A. Nelson & Company's Dan Culp discusses regulatory guidelines for pools related to therapy-only versus therapy and recreational use.

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ADA Compliance in Industrial Facilities: Know the Facts
ADA Compliance in Industrial Facilities: Know the Facts

Addressing misconceptions about the application of accessibility requirements beyond commonly understood "public accommodations."

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USP 800 - Are You Ready?
USP 800 - Are You Ready?

A discussion of USP 800 requirements for handling hazardous drugs in healthcare settings.

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Hazardous Materials 103: High Hazard Occupancies
Hazardous Materials 103: High Hazard Occupancies

Part 3 of our Decoding the Code series on hazardous materials storage and handling.

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Infection Control Risk Assessment
Infection Control Risk Assessment

A review of infection control best practices during construction activities in operating hospital settings.

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Life Safety Drawings
Life Safety Drawings

A review of requirements for life safety drawings maintained by healthcare organizations to meet CMS, state, Joint Commission standards.

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Hazardous Materials 102: Control Areas
Hazardous Materials 102: Control Areas

Part 2 of our Decoding the Code series on hazardous materials storage and handling.

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Hazardous Materials 101
Hazardous Materials 101

Part 1 of our Decoding the Code series on hazardous materials storage and handling.

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