Navigation Links
Life Support Technologies’ Mark Chipps Appointed to NFPA-99 Hyperbaric Standards Committee
Date:12/22/2012

Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) December 22, 2012

The Life Support Technologies group (LST) is pleased to announce the appointment of Corporate Compliance Officer Mark Chipps to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)-99 Committee. The NFPA-99 "Healthcare Facilities" document is the national standard for hospital construction and includes a specific chapter on Hyperbaric Chamber facilities. This NFPA-99 chapter sets forth hyperbaric equipment design, installation, operations and staffing standards.

Mark will serve as an alternate committee member to Michael W. Allen, LST Senior Vice President for Safety and Operations. Michael is also a member of the Main Committee of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Standard for Pressure Vessels for Human Occupancy (PVHO) and Chairman of the Medical System sub-committee, which is responsible for the development of the PVHO section specific to medical monoplace and multiplace hyperbaric chambers.

Mark Chipps’ appointment to the NFPA-99 committee is a testament to his unique capabilities and experience. Mark's primary duties are as LST Corporate Compliance Officer which includes the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) National Accreditation program for LST Hyperbaric Hospital Partner facilities. Mark is also the Technical Director of the Nassau University Medical Center Multiplace Hyperbaric Service, East Meadow, NY, which provides both elective and 24/7 Critical Care services to the New York Tri-State area.

Recently, Mark, along with other LST tunnel personnel, led the LST Hyperbaric Tunnelling Support group in helping to complete New York City’s Metropolitan Transit Association (MTA) East-Side Access Tunnel Project connecting the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) with Grand Central Station in Manhattan. The LST group provided Hamilton / Kenyon DCAP Decompression Tables, Paramedics and Tunnel Boring Machine Hyperbaric Chamber operations. Over an eleven-month time period, the LST Tunnel group completed 382 Hyperbaric Interventions totalling 71 man-days under pressures to 34 psig (pounds per square inch, gauge), which is the equivalent of 76 feet of sea water.

LST senior staff has been honoured to provide continuous Hyperbaric / Hypobaric safety and technical leadership to the NFPA-99, ASME-PVHO and UHMS Safety Committees beginning in the early 1990s when the late hyperbaric pioneer and LST Research Director Dr. R.W. "Bill" Hamilton was first appointed.

About The Life Support Technologies Group (LST)

Life Support Technologies (LST) is a Tarrytown, NY-based medical and life-support engineering company specializing in Advanced Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Services to hospitals in the greater-NY region. LST has been in business for 20 years and currently provides services to 9 hospitals.

Bernie Chowdhury, Training and Marketing Director
Life Support Technologies
(914) 333-8412

http://www.lifesupport-USA.com

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/12/prweb10267220.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Bioforce AG Announces Doctors Comments Showing Efficacy of Echinaforce for Immune Support Now On You Tube
2. Brett Saevitzon, supporting Chabad at World Wide Event
3. Supportive role models, coping lead to better health in poor teens
4. Little evidence to support TB interventions in real-world, low-resource settings
5. Malecare Announces a New LGBT Cancer Survivor Support Group in Indianapolis Indiana
6. OCosmedics™ are Proud Supporters of the Jennifer Lopez “Dance Again World Tour” in Sydney, Australia
7. Churchview Supportive Living to Host Music Therapy Informational Program
8. Kentucky Social Security Disability Benefits Lawyer with The Frank Jenkins Law Office Voices Support for Recent Expansion of Compassionate Allowance Program
9. Methodist Retirement Communities Set to Open the First Memory Support Community in Huntsville, TX Area
10. Long-term public health support needed to tackle infectious disease outbreaks
11. Study Supports Use of Brain Stents for Certain Stroke Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/26/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Two innovative companies are bringing to market ... is scientifically proven as well: ABAlife™. Euromed SA, a leading manufacturer of therapeutic ... with BioTherapeutics Inc. for patented technology for absiscic acid (ABA). , The ...
(Date:9/26/2017)... ... September 26, 2017 , ... ... Manufacturers, **An FDAnews Management Report**, http://www.fdanews.com/products/54648-principles-of-equipment-qualification      , The ... must prove that their equipment, operations and processes all work the way ...
(Date:9/26/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... September 26, 2017 , ... ... orthopedic surgeon and the Chair of the Leg, Ankle, and Foot Section of ... currently the only fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon at Hackensack UMC performing total ankle ...
(Date:9/26/2017)... ... September 26, 2017 , ... ... Premier Inc. Effective October 1, 2017, the new agreement allows Premier members, at ... for patient scales. , “DETECTO is pleased to renew our agreement with Premier ...
(Date:9/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... “Good Morning Sunshine!: Finding Strength and Comfort in God”: ... Sunshine!: Finding Strength and Comfort in God” is the creation of published author, Terri ... University, who has worked at a local mental health center for over twenty years, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/18/2017)... , Pa. and KALAMAZOO, Mich. , Sept. ... Penn. , and OptiMed Specialty Pharmacy of ... partnership to offer a strategic hub service that expedites ... highly sought-after personal spirometer, Spiro PD 2.0, and wellness ... A spirometer is a medical device used to measure ...
(Date:9/12/2017)... and NEW YORK , Sept. 12, 2017 ... performance ratings for global supply chains, has published the first annual edition ... CSR performance of more than 20,400 companies evaluated by EcoVadis, based on ... 2015 and 2016. ... EcoVadis Global CSR Risk & Performance Index ...
(Date:9/9/2017)... WASHINGTON , Sept. 8, 2017 ... Mobile MRI Unit coming to Washington DC ... When: Tuesday, September 12 th – Monday, ... to Washington, D.C. offering free MRI brain scans to the public.Where:  ... – will be parked at 501 K Street NW, Washington, D.C.What:BTF brings ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: