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Use these nine pointers to avoid life safety pitfalls

Healthcare Life Safety Compliance, December 1, 2009

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While it remains to be seen whether Life Safety Code® (LSC) deficiencies will continue to top The Joint Commission’s most-cited standard list, every indication is that surveyor attention to life safety concerns in healthcare facilities is not abating.
Compliance with The Joint Commission’s life safety and related EC standards often centers on code distinctions. With that in mind, consider the following nine compliance tips, culled from HCPro’s “Life Safety Code Solutions for Hospitals” seminar, which took place in September in Boston:

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