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Joint Commission extends Life Safety Code surveyors' length of stay

Hospital Safety Insider, September 23, 2010

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At the recent Joint Commission Executive Briefings Session held in New York, an announcement was made that will infinitely increase the complexity of the Joint Commission survey process for all safety folks. And what, you might ask, is that?

Beginning in 2011 (presumably January, but I don’t know that for certain), everybody within the sound of my voice and the sight of my words will be have a Life Safety Code surveyor in their facility for (at least) an additional day during a “triennial” survey. If you had one day last time, now it’ll be two. Two last time, now it’ll be three for you, my friend. And so on.

Read  “In 2011, set another place at the table” in full at Mac's Safety Space.



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