White paper examines Joint Commission requirements for NFPA codes in healthcare

The healthcare industry has experienced great attention from The Joint Commission concerning fire and life safety issues.

September 11, 2013

The healthcare industry has experienced great attention from The Joint Commission concerning fire and life safety issues. The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) has outlined the potential costs and operational impacts of inappropriate code interpretation on its website, citing specific examples and their cost ramifications. A Siemens white paper takes a look at some of the most challenging requirements under EC.02.03.05, and to NFPA 72 codes and standards, along with recommended best practices to assist in demonstrating a hospital’s compliance with the code.

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