With Recent Adopted Updates to NFPA 101, Healthcare Facilities Are Facing New Guidelines
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recently adopted updates to NFPA 101 which directly impact healthcare facilities. NFPA 101, the Life Safety Code, contain strategies and regulations to protect people from fire and related hazards in all types of buildings.
These codes are of utmost importance and must be adhered to in order for healthcare facilities to retain their accreditation from the Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies. In the updates to NFPA 101, there are specifics that pertain directly to all healthcare facilities.
To help healthcare facilities get up to speed on the updates to NFPA 101 and Joint Commission guidelines, we’ve written a helpful article on Becker’s Hospital Review, a leading source of business and legal information for healthcare industry leaders. In the article, we highlight several changes that directly affect healthcare facilities.
To get caught up on new changes that affect your healthcare facility, contact a Koorsen professional today!