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Beware these common problems with business occupancies

Healthcare Life Safety Compliance, July 22, 2021

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by A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com)

Update your inspection, testing, and maintenance documentation and check your exit signs when preparing to host life safety surveyors from The Joint Commission (TJC) at your business occupancies.

Effective July 1, there are five new standards with a total of 28 elements of performance (EP), starting at LS.01.05.10. They were announced earlier this year.

While TJC always had the option to survey business occupancies, this marks the first formal set of specific standards for those areas.

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