Home

Latest Discussions

Log in to see members-only content

Not a member? Become a member to join discussions related to codes and standards and other hot topics in the health care facility field. Visit www.ashe.org/join to explore ASHE membership.

NEW! Women's Networking Community

ASHE is now offering an online community for women who want to succeed in health care facility management, design, construction, and operations. The community is aimed at supporting women, but it's not a community just for women. Everyone can participate to learn more about the issues women face in our field and learn how to support all your team members.

Recent Shared Files

Log in to see members-only content

Not a member? Members have access to the full resource library – including templates, tools, white papers, and other best practice documents. Join now to access these resources. Visit www.ashe.org/join to explore ASHE membership.

Compliance Tip of the Month

Tip #45 - Don’t Miss a Spare

tip-8-dust-in-the-wind-v2.pngNFPA 70-2011 408.4 (A) Circuit Directory or Circuit Identification. Every circuit and circuit modification shall be legibly identified as to its clear, evident, and specific purpose or use. The identification shall include sufficient detail to allow each circuit to be distinguished from all others. Spare positions that contain unused overcurrent devices or switches shall be described accordingly. The identification shall be included in a circuit directory that is located on the face or inside of the panel door in the case of a panelboard, and located at each switch or circuit breaker in a switchboard. No circuit shall be described in a manner that depends on transient conditions of occupancy.

Spare circuit breakers in a switchboard or panelboard must be identified as such.

View All Compliance Tips

Join the Conversation!

My ASHE is the American Society for Healthcare Engineering's new members-only networking community. Learn, share, and connect with fellow healthcare professionals nationwide online and via e-mail. My ASHE connects you to targeted discussion groups and resources customized to match your professional role and interests.

Join ASHE Today

Most Active Members