Regulations, Codes & Standards - July 2016

Q&A: Fire door maintenance

Brad Keyes advises to start planning on testing all of the fire doors

7/27/2016


July 28 webinar: The New 2012 Life Safety Code: What to Expect – and When

Brad Keyes' webinar will address the impact of the revised survey dates, changes to the code itself

7/21/2016


Joint Commission makes changes to Plans for Improvement

The Joint Commission will no longer consider hospital Plans for Improvement (PFIs) for its Life Safety chapter requirements starting August 1

7/21/2016


Q&A: Two releasing devices for doors

Brad Keyes says two releasing devices on doors is permitted in very limited situations

7/20/2016


Navigating the regulatory approval process

The development of a construction project often moves forward with zeal and optimism without being thoughtful of external factors that may impact the scope and shape of the work

7/11/2016


Virginia Mason's downgraded accreditation triggers probe

Joint Commission's decision to downgrade Virginia Mason Medical Center's accreditation prompts a dual state and federal investigation

7/7/2016


Q&A: Generator testing

Brad Keyes says monthly load tests are required for emergency power generators at ambulatory healthcare occupancies

7/6/2016


Fire and life safety for healthcare facilities

NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code (2015 edition) covers a range of criteria for healthcare facilities

7/1/2016



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