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Oct 9, 2019
- In 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) adopted new Conditions of Participation that incorporated the 2012 editions of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99. CMS recently provided ASHE with the following guidance on some frequently asked questions regarding the new CMS requirements.
Aug 15, 2019
Speakers: Tim Adams, Sue Andersen, Kathy Tolomeo, David M. Sine, Kathryn Petrovic The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as well as the Joint Commission and other accrediting organizations are placing an increased emphasis on assessing risks and providing a physical environment consistent with the identified risks. This session focuses on the process of risk assessment and mitigation of behavioral health patient safety physical risks.  
Aug 15, 2019
Speakers: Kirsten Waltz and Rebecca Lewis Learn about the flexible requirements and how to address a variety of projects types, from small clinics or doctor’s offices to tenant improvements in larger buildings to large medical office buildings with multiple clinical services.    
Aug 15, 2019
Speakers: Bryan Langlands and Kevin Matuszewski Review revisions to the 2018 FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities, focusing on the sections that address exam/treatment, procedure, operating, and imaging rooms.    
Aug 15, 2019
Speakers: Dana Swenson, Wade Rudolph and Doug Erickson Learn about how key factors that influenced changes across the 2018 documents, including the decision to separate hospital and outpatient facilities, to better address the unique requirements for these facility types.    
Aug 14, 2019
Speaker: Lennon Peake and Rebecca Morgenstern This session will detail the requirements of the NFPA 101-2012: Life Safety Code® and 2015 International Building Code for locking arrangements and the differences between the requirements contained in the two documents. The session will also discuss in detail the advantages, disadvantages, and appropriateness of the different types of locking arrangements as well as the most common design/installation mistakes associated with each type of arrangement.
May 8, 2019
This PowerPoint presentation details LS.02.01.20 and locking requirements included in the Life Safety Code. DOWNLOAD NOW
May 8, 2019
NFPA HITF interpretations, June 2010 on floor/ceiling assembly for occupancy separation, exit access from suites, fire doors, sprinkler clearance at perimeter. DOWNLOAD NOW
May 8, 2019
This 2013 ASHE Advocacy Report features articles on the unique hospital environment, improving codes and standards, and ways to get involved.
May 8, 2019
The 2014 ASHE Advocacy Report includes articles on improving codes, code compliance, and outreach.
May 8, 2019
The 2015 ASHE Advocacy Report includes articles on improving codes, code compliance, and outreach.
May 8, 2019
The 2016 ASHE Advocacy Report includes articles on improving codes, code compliance, and outreach.
May 8, 2019
This CMS memo clarifies policy on the use of the FSES when determining Life Safety Code compliance where canopies or overhangs are not sprinklered. DOWNLOAD NOW
May 8, 2019
This document explains how to document standards to comply with Joint Commission standard EC.02.03.05. DOWNLOAD NOW
May 8, 2019
This checklist can help health care facilities inspect fire doors to ensure compliance with Joint Commission standard LS.02.01.10. LEARN MORE
May 8, 2019
This document provides a checklist for hospitals to document the inspection, testing, and maintenance of fire safety equipment and fire safety building systems. DOWNLOAD NOW
May 8, 2019
This downloadable Word document is a sample pressure relationship policy you can customize to fit the needs of your facility. DOWNLOAD NOW
May 8, 2019
This downloadable Word document is a sample monthly log for maintaining special ventilation rooms. DOWNLOAD NOW
Sep 21, 2018
This training video provides a brief explanation on how temperature and relative humidity affect one another. How to buy/build your own beaker set