Nfpa 101: Life Safety Code, 2012 Edition

Author: Nfpa,National Fire Protection Association

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780064641807

Category: Medical

Page: 489

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."..issued by the Standards Council on August 11, 2011, with an effective date of August 31, 2011, and supersedes all previous editions"--P. 1.
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Fire and Life Safety Inspection Manual

Author: Nfpa

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449641970

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 700

View: 9064

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The Fire and Life Safety Inspection Manual, Ninth Edition is the most up-to-date inspection reference manual for those interested in fire protection, fire safety, and life safety inspections. It provides step-by-step guidance through the complete fire inspection process, with special emphasis on life safety considerations. This text identifies dangerous and hazardous conditions that could be encountered in a structure and spells out the chief areas the inspector should be focused on during an inspection. Inspectors should use the Fire and Life Safety Inspection Manual, Ninth Edition to identify existing deficiencies, imminently dangerous conditions, or a fault in a procedure or protocol that may result in a fire. Six new chapters have been added to make sure fire inspectors have the knowledge and resources available to effectively conduct all types of fire inspections. These new chapters include: Chapter 5 Certification and Training for Inspectors Chapter 6 Green Technologies and the Inspector Chapter 24 Commissioning Process for Fire Protection Systems Chapter 25 Accessibility Provisions Chapter 26 Grass, Brush, and Forest Fire Hazards Chapter 27 Tunnels More than three hundred codes and standards form the basis for the criteria, recommendations, and requirements that are found throughout the text. Early chapters provide important background information, while the second half presents inspection guidelines for specific fire protection systems and occupancies that are based on the Life Safety Code(r). This text is packaged with an access code that provides free access to easy-to-follow checklists to help you remember and record every important detail. Whether you re just starting your career as a fire inspector or ready to brush up on the basics, the Fire and Life Safety Inspection Manual, Ninth Edition has the reliable inspection advice you need."
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Emergency Department Compliance Manual, 2018 Edition

Author: McNew

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 145488942X

Category:

Page: 1260

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Emergency Department Compliance Manual provides everything you need to stay in compliance with complex emergency department regulations, including such topics as legal compliance questions and answers--find the legal answers you need in seconds; Joint Commission survey questions and answers--get inside guidance from colleagues who have been there; hospital accreditation standard analysis--learn about the latest Joint Commission standards as they apply to the emergency department; and reference materials for emergency department compliance. The Manual offers practical tools that will help you and your department comply with emergency department-related laws, regulations, and accreditation standards. Because of the Joint Commission's hospital-wide, function-based approach to evaluating compliance, it's difficult to know specifically what's expected of you in the ED. Emergency Department Compliance Manual includes a concise grid outlining the most recent Joint Commission standards, which will help you learn understand your compliance responsibilities. Plus, Emergency Department Compliance Manual includes sample documentation and forms that hospitals across the country have used to show compliance with legal requirements and Joint Commission standards. Previous Edition: Emergency Department Compliance Manual, 2017 Edition, ISBN: 9781454886693
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Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management, Third Edition

Author: James T. Tweedy

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482206560

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 606

View: 4632

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Comprehensive in scope, this totally revamped edition of a bestseller is the ideal desk reference for anyone tasked with hazard control and safety management in the healthcare industry. Presented in an easy-to-read format, Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management, Third Edition examines hazard control and safety management as proactive functions of an organization. Like its popular predecessors, the book supplies a complete overview of hazard control, safety management, compliance, standards, and accreditation in the healthcare industry. This edition includes new information on leadership, performance improvement, risk management, organizational culture, behavioral safety, root cause analysis, and recent OSHA and Joint Commission Emergency Management requirements and regulatory changes. The book illustrates valuable insights and lessons learned by author James T. Tweedy, executive director of the International Board for Certification of Safety Managers. In the text, Mr. Tweedy touches on the key concepts related to safety management that all healthcare leaders need to understand. Identifies common factors that are often precursors to accidents in the healthcare industry Examines the latest OSHA and Joint Commission Emergency Management Requirements and Standards Covers facility safety, patient safety, hazardous substance safety, imaging and radiation safety, infection control and prevention, and fire safety management Includes references to helpful information from federal agencies, standards organizations, and voluntary associations Outlining a proactive hazard control approach based on leadership involvement, the book identifies the organizational factors that support accident prevention. It also examines organizational dynamics and supplies tips for improving organizational knowledge management. Complete with accompanying checklists and sample management plans that readers can immediately put to use, this text is currently the primary study reference for the Certified Healthcare Safety Professional Examination.
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