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:12/4/2016)... ... December 04, 2016 , ... ... surgery can now take advantage of a cosmetic procedure known as Carbon ... that reduces the appearance of age spots, fine lines, uneven coloration, wrinkles, ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... , ... Lori G. Cohen and Sara K. Thompson , ... American Conference Institute’s 21st Drug & Medical Device Litigation Conference , taking place ... conference. , Cohen, who chairs the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... More than ... Alabama are expected to attend the UNCF Dothan-Wiregrass Mayor’s Luncheon Dec. 9, 2016. ... for area students and operating support to UNCF-member institutions, including Miles College, Oakwood ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... , ... December 02, 2016 , ... The annual time ... Period (or Annual Election Period), is ending December 7th. Currently-enrolled Medicare beneficiaries who are ... or prescription drug plan (Part D) need to make changes during this period order ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... Hills, CA (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 ... ... reconstructive surgeon in Beverly Hills, California, will be included in the 2016 “Guide ... given to exceptional professionals based on the amalgamation of their education, experience, and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/2/2016)... , Dec. 2, 2016 The U.S. ... for Jardiance (empagliflozin) to reduce the risk of cardiovascular ... and cardiovascular disease. "Cardiovascular disease is ... 2 diabetes mellitus," said Jean-Marc Guettier , M.D., ... Products in FDA,s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... , December 2, 2016 bioLytical Laboratories, un líder ... Compañía, el INSTI HIV Self Test , a los miembros de la ... ... INSTI HIV Self Test! (PRNewsFoto/bioLytical Laboratories) ...      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161201/444905 ) bioLytical ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... the ECG Cables And ECG Leadwires Market owing to the ... On the other hand, the Asia-Pacific ... during the forecast period. The market players namely, ... ( Ireland ), Koninklijke Philips N.V. ( ... China ), held major share of the ECG ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: