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Fire Drills In ORs & Hyperbaric Services

We made it to the third topic discussed in “From the Field Directors” article.  To recap, we have discussed their first two on-topic issues, spare circuit breakers and elevator wraps.  Their last issue talks about The Fire Drill Matrix update and adds clarity to an ambiguous issue on fire drills in ORs and hyperbaric services.

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Spare Circuit Breakers

“From the Field Directors” article gives us three important topics to focus on this month.  This post we will be talking about their first topic – those spare circuit breakers on your electrical panel and what you are supposed to do with them. 

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Home Care Emergency Management

TJC is making more changes!  Our last blog post was about Life Safety updates and this one is about Home Care Emergency Management — specifically for home health and hospice organizations.  So, if this pertains to you, please continue to read!

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Life Safety Standards Prepublication

One of the biggest pieces of news for the beginning of this year is the new set of Life Safety Code requirements that will become effective July 1st — so set your calendars!  This significant bit of information came from Perspectives as the Life Safety Standards Prepublication and is especially important for both hospitals and behavioral healthcare organizations business occupancies.

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