TJC continued to build upon its list of ligature risk frequently asked questions (FAQs). This relates to the revised NPSG.15.01.01 that becomes effective this July. In fact, there are now 21 ligature FAQs and an additional 10 FAQs relative to the safety goal. Here’s what you need to know.Read more
Pre-spiking IV bags is a new, featured FAQ that needs your attention.Read more
The life safety code documentation checklist is a great way to prepare for surveys. A useful article in EC news details how you can use it as an organizational tool.
Perspectives details yet another update on corridor door requirements and eliminating roller latches.
The CMS first focused on eliminating roller latches in 2003. But, as a result of CMS and NFPA modifications, the Joint Commission changed LS.02.01.30, EP 13 as of March 11, 2018.
The change to the EP appears to be “wordsmithing.” But, since some authorities might question that “wordsmithing” is actually a word, let’s call it fine tuning!