Storing Bulk PPE…Have You Created a Hazardous Area?

Storing Bulk PPE…Have You Created a Hazardous Area?

Like so many new focus areas and challenges brought on by the pandemic, the emphasis on personal protective equipment (PPE) has created some unintended consequences in regard to Life Safety Code® compliance. With various states mandating significant PPE quantities to be on-hand, some organizations are forced to create new storage locations. This sometime involves the repurposing of existing spaces that were utilized differently in the past. In many cases, this essentially creates “new” hazardous areas.

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January 13, 2021