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Guides/Reports
Jul 21, 2021
A step-by-step guide for developing a comprehensive integrated fire protection and life safety inspection, testing and maintenance (ITM) program for health care facilities. This timely publication will support facilities managers ahead of CMS’s adoption of NFPA 101-2018 (or later), which will require integrated life safety ITM for all high-rise buildings.
Monograph
Jul 21, 2021
The intent of this document is to give hospital facility managers a broad overview of historical and current smoke control systems they are likely to encounter in typical hospital facilities.
Monograph
Dec 9, 2019
This monograph will discuss why prioritizing the strategic modernization of the essential electrical systems in health care facilities is an effective solution for regulatory compliance and continuation of life safety and presents strategies for updating critical aging infrastructure that control costs and consider budget limitations while maximizing operator care and safety.
Compliance Tools
Jan 22, 2018
Beta version ASHE's Useful Service Life (USL) Assessment Tool and Facilities Condition Index (FCI) Calculator tool will allow you to calculate your infrastructure health. Specifically, it will allow you to explore the useful life of the various buildings, facilities and systems within your organziations and campus[es] by rating the Useful Service Life (USL) condition of each building on 15 different components (e.g. roofs/covering, flooring, foundation) across 36 different systems (e.g.
Compliance Tools
Sep 29, 2014
The emergency power supply system (EPSS) is a critical hospital system, and its failure to function in a power outage can have tragic results. Not all authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs) look at documentation of weekly inspections. Nonetheless, a weekly visual inspection is highly recommended. This checklist is based on charts in the Annex of the 2013 edition of NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems.