How to Conquer Your Next Life Safety Code Survey

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Wed, Dec 17, 2008
60 Minutes
Product Description

Don't let all those building codes confuse you. Get your answers here.

This audio learning session will help you sort through local, state and federal codes and understand which ones apply to your hospital.

This presentation, led by expert speaker Chip Carson will specifically focus on how to apply the National Fire Protection Association's Life Safety Code.

Get your questions answered on the "suite concept," why the corridor requirements do not apply inside the suites, and more!

What you’ll learn:

  • Fire marshals, the Joint Commission, CMS, and more: Who has the greatest authority.
  • Which requirements apply to hospitals in the NFPA Life Safety Code -- and what makes them different than other occupancy codes.
  • Corridor wall requirements you can't overlook ... and how your sprinkler system is key.
  • Are your suites really suites? Make sure your room subdivisions comply with the suite provisions of NFPA.
  • Smoke barrier qualifications for your walls and ceilings. Plus, what maintenance and contractors need to know.
  • 3 Important reminders about fire-rated doors.

Who should attend? Hospital facility managers, hospital engineers, compliance officers, safety staff.

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About Our Speaker

Wayne Carson - Hospital Healthcare Management  Expert

Wayne "Chip" Carson, PE, is president of Carson Associates Inc., an independent fire protection engineering and code consulting firm. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a BS in fire protection engineering, is a registered professional engineer, and has more than 30 years experience applying codes. Carson is active on several National Fire Protection Association code committees, including NFPA 101 and the NFPA Building Code. He has...   More Info
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