TYPE 1 Systems For Ambulatory Surgery Centers
In ASC’S, in which a wide variety of surgical procedures may be performed in, are often required to conform to Medicare standards, and must be
accredited by an approved organization such as The Joint Commission (JCAHO).
This means that adherence to the NFPA 99 (National Fire Protection Agency) guidelines must be followed, which states that any potentially
life threatening procedure, must be performed with a TYPE 1 alternate power source. This type of system will provide backup power to all
areas and equipment related to patient safety in throughout the facility.