Life Safety Code Issues to Consider when Converting Spaces for ICU and Overflow COVID-19 Patients

In converting non-healthcare spaces to house intensive care and overflow emergency patients afflicted with COVID-19, there are multiple life safety factors that need to be addressed and reviewed. One major to be sure not to overlook is the treatment of essential electrical systems. Although spaces may be equipped with a generator, it may not meet the important requirements of NFPA 99 and NFPA 110 and should not be relied on for critical patient care. In