These charts show top reasons for Joint Commission findings related to barrier penetration.
- Sample Above Ceiling Permit Policy and Procedure (Word document) (Posted 4/1/2016)
- Sample Above Ceiling Permit (Word document) (Posted 4/1/2016)
- Recorded Webinar on Barrier Penetrations (Posted 5/27/2016)
The hospital manages risks associated with its utility systems.
The hospital maintains the integrity of the means of egress.
The hospital establishes and maintains a safe, functional environment.
The hospital maintains fire safety equipment and fire safety building features.
Building and fire protection features are designed and maintained to minimize the effects of fire, smoke, and heat.
The hospital provides and maintains building features to protect individuals from the hazards of fire and smoke.
The hospital provides and maintains equipment for extinguishing fires.
The hospital manages risks related to hazardous materials and waste.