NFPA's Standard Council's approved of a tentative interim amendment (TIA) to the 2000 and 2003 editions of NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code®. The TIA allows hospitals and other health care facilities to install alcohol-based hand sanitizer dispensers in corridors and other public areas, helping them step up their efforts to combat infections, a goal avidly pursued over the past few years by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).