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Consider height, depth when placing portable fire extinguishers in path of egress

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April 1, 2018

Review the placement of portable fire extinguishers to ensure they meet both requirements from the NFPA and Americans with Disabilities Act, especially if you are making renovations. CMS, accrediting organizations, and other authorities having jurisdiction will require compliance with the 2010 edition of NFPA 10, “Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers.”

Review the placement of portable fire extinguishers to ensure they meet both requirements from the NFPA and Americans with Disabilities Act, especially if you are making renovations. CMS, accrediting organizations, and other authorities having jurisdiction will require compliance with the 2010 edition of NFPA 10, “Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers.”



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