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Staff Challenge: Environment of Care and Life Safety

Accreditation Insider, July 15, 2014

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For hospitals that use The Joint Commission for deemed status: To ensure the proper functioning of fire safety equipment and alarms, certain testing is required at specific intervals. Complete these requirements:
a.    Water flow devices are tested and the results documented ________________.
b.    Valve tamper switches are tested and the results documented ________________.

Answer: at least quarterly; every six months



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