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Book excerpt: Requirements for keeping corridors clear, maximum travel distance to exits

Healthcare Life Safety Compliance, July 1, 2018

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In this excerpt from the HCPro book Analyzing the Hospital Life Safety Survey, Third Edition, author Brad Keyes, CHSP details the many requirements related to corridors and access to exits. Corridor clutter has been a problem for many hospitals. There is often not enough room to store all of the modern medical equipment needed for patient care; this may be a result of poor planning, but nonetheless it is a problem.

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