The Joint Commission/NFPA Life Safety Book for Health Care Organizations

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    Authors: The Joint Commission Department of Engineering and James K. Lathrop, FSFPE

    The Joint Commission/NFPA® Life Safety Book for Health Care Organizations is your guide to understand how NFPA 101® relates to Joint Commission standards for accreditation.

    Each facility classified as a 'Healthcare Occupancy' is required to comply with the Joint Commission's Life Safety (LS) standards and Elements of Performance, as well as with NFPA 101, Life Safety Code® (LSC). The second edition of The Joint Commission/NFPA Life Safety Book for Health Care Organizations captures the information you need for getting your organization accredited in a single, easy-to-reference volume.

    Written by leading experts in the field, this comprehensive guide to health care facility fire safety specifies exactly how The Joint Commission LS chapter and the 2012 edition of the NFPA Life Safety Code relate, through valuable commentary, tables, and color graphics.

    Topics include:

    • The official Joint Commission Life Safety (LS) standards and Elements of Performance (EPs) 
    • NFPA 101, Life Safety Code
    • In-depth discussion of each LS standard and its related LSC regulation 
    • Relevant information on means of egress, fire alarm systems, features of fire protection, suppression systems, and more

    This essential book is an invaluable resource for helping to keep patients and staff protected from the risk of fire. If you are a facility manager, code consultant, authority having jurisdiction, or anyone else responsible for fire safety, look to The Joint Commission/NFPA Life Safety Book for Health Care Organizations to learn how to achieve and maintain compliance. (Spiral Softbound, 510 pages, 2018)

  • 2000 Edition

    2000 Edition

    Authors: George Mills, MBA, FASHE, CEM, CHFM, CHSP
    James K. Lathrop, FSFPE

    Understand how NFPA 101® relates to Joint Commission standards with The Joint Commission/NFPA Life Safety Book for Health Care Organizations.

    Fire safety is so important in a health care setting that The Joint Commission has devoted an entire standards chapter to it: the "Life Safety" chapter, which is structured to directly reflect NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code®.

    Learn exactly how The Joint Commission "Life Safety" chapter and NFPA 101, Life Safety Code (LSC) relate through this comprehensive source written by two of the leading fire safety experts in the field.

    In one easy-to-reference volume, The Joint Commission/NFPA Life Safety Book for Health Care Organizations combines:

    • The official Joint Commission life safety (LS) standards and elements of performance (EPs)
    • Matching NFPA codes and standards language

    The book offers a clear discussion of each LS standard and its related LSC regulations. This comprehensive guide to fire safety is invaluable to managers of facilities classified as "Healthcare Occupancy" as they strive to ensure patient and staff protection from the risk of fire. (PDF, Approx. 252 pages, 2013)

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