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Check powered fire doors to ensure newly clarified info on door-closing devices is met

Healthcare Life Safety Compliance, May 1, 2018

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After the newest clarification on fire doors from CMS and revisions to The Joint Commission’s Life Safety standard on providing building features to protect against fire and smoke hazards, it is recommended that healthcare facilities examine all automatic door arrangements. For the most part, the revision and clarification do not change the requirements for hospital fire doors that have been in place for some time.

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