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US Veterans Administration mandates oxygen firebreaks

Friday, 11 May 2018 16:08:57 Europe/London

The United States Veterans Health Administration (VA) (https://www.va.gov/health/) has issued a Patient Safety Alert (https://www.patientsafety.va.gov/docs/alerts/INTERNET_AL18-01.pdf) mandating the use of thermal fuses (firebreaks) in all its home oxygen patient installations.

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New firebreaks.info Site Goes Live

Wednesday, 8 June 2016 12:28:00 Europe/London

BPR Medical has launched a new website aimed at providing home oxygen service providers, healthcare professionals, insurers and others with information about firebreak standards.

 

The website: www.firebreaks.info provides details of the requirement for concentrators with a continuous flow to be fitted with a firebreak. It provides details of the ISO standards governing the requirement for firebreaks and answers many of the frequently asked questions.

 

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