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Hospital Safety Insider, July 16, 2015

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Late last week, The Joint Commission provided information regarding the mid-term edition of this year's Survey Activity Guide (SAG-and no, I will not make any gratuitous remarks about that particular acronymic confluence...), which includes "new description for Facility Orientation-Life Safety Surveyor and minor revisions to Environment of Care Session and Life Safety Building Tour for hospitals and critical access hospitals."

While the minor revisions to the Environment of Care session and Life Safety building tour are indeed just that (with one exception that you already know about-more in a moment), it appears that Santa Mills has left us a nice little package under the Christmas in July tree: a new Life Safety and Environment of Care Document List and Review Tool (just think, kids-now you can survey like a real surveyor!). While I jest a wee bit (jester that I am), I do think that this is a pretty useful thing for the good folks in Chicago to be sharing. I think you'll find the tool may give you a sense of "what" they're looking for in terms of documentation; it also contains a nifty little typographical error. Let's see who has the eagle eyes out there in radioland...

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