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 Healthcare Inspection Territory Map 


 

Life Safety Code Project

August 13, 2013 Deadline - Installation of Automatic Sprinkler Systems in Nursing Homes.
2000 Edition National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101® Life Safety Code (LSC) Waivers.
Overview of the 2786R booklet provided by Region V CMS "So That's What They Look For" (9/3/10)
Elevator Shunt Trip - Fire Alarm Requirements
Life Safety Code Documentation Project
Waiver to Allow Hospitals to Use the NFPA 6-Year Damper Testing Interval (10/30/09) (For Hospitals Only)
Code Requirements for Fire Damper Testing per 2007 NFPA 80 and 105
Nursing Home and Hospital Elevator Sprinkler Letter (10/07/2007)


 

Presentations


Information Sheets

Alcohol Based Hand Sanitizers in Health Care Settings
BBQ Grills and Open Flame on Balconies and Patios
Candles and Decorative Open Flame Devices
Carbon Monoxide Alarm Information Sheet
Christmas Trees  
Class K Fire Extinguishers 
Fire Alarm Systems by Occupancy Type
Fire Department Access Information Sheet
Open Flame Devices and Theatrical Pyrotechnic Performances
Recreational Fires Information Sheet
System Inspection Testing and Maintenance


Forms

 


 

Waiver Template


 

CMS Guidelines

August 13, 2013 Deadline - Installation of Automatic Sprinkler Systems in Nursing Homes.

Relative Humidity (RH): Waiver of Life Safety Code (LSC) Anesthetizing Location Requirements; Discussion of Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Operating Room Requirements (04/19/13)

Instructions Concerning Waivers of Specific Requirements of the 2012 Edition of NFPA 101 (03/19/2012)

Alert: Smoking Safety in Long Term Care Facilities (11/10/2011)

Hospital and Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Facility Life Safety Code (LSC) Occupancy Classification (02/18/11)

Interior Finish Documentation Requirements for Multiple Providers -- Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical (12/17/10)

Hospital and Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Facility Life Safety Code (LSC) Occupancy Classification (12/17/10)

Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Waiting Area Separation Requirements (5/21/10)

Revision of SC-04-41, Corridor Width and Corridor Mounted Computer Touch Screens in Facilities (5/14/10)

Phasing Implementation of Life Safety Code Surveys in ESRD Facilities for CY 2010 (11/20/09)

Waiver to Allow Hospitals to Use the NFPA 6-Year Damper Testing Interval (10/30/09)(For Hospitals Only)

Code requirements for Fire Damper Testing per 2007 NFPA 80 and 105 PDF

Implementation of the Life Safety Code Component for the New ESRD Conditions for Coverage (02/11/09) Policy Regarding Unannounced Surveys (6/5/09)

Fire Safety Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities, Automatic Sprinkler Systems (10/03/08)

Canopy and Overhead Sprinkler Requirements and the Use of Fire Safety Evaluation System (07/13/07)

Generators in Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs) (05/04/07)

Permitted Gaps in Corridor Doors and Doors in Smoke Barriers (4/20/07)

Medical Gas Storage and Usage Considerations (1/12/07)

Nursing Home Culture Change Regulatory Compliance Questions and Answers (12/21/06)

Exit Discharge Requirements and the Fire Safety Evaluation (12/07/06)

Provisions of the Final Rule Regarding Adoption of New Fire Safety Requirements for ABHRs and Installation of Battery Powered Smoke Alarms (11/01/06)

Clarification of the Amount of Air Movement Allowed Between Corridors and Resident Rooms and Plenum Waiver Requirements (5/26/06)

Compliance Date for Installation of Emergency Lighting and Replacement of Existing Roller Latches (3/10/06)

Clarification of  sprinklers in closets and canopies and hard path surfaces (7/14/05)

Corridor Width and Corridor Mounted Computer Touch Screens in Health Care Facilities (12/4/04)

Procedures in the Event of a Fire in a Medicare- or Medicaid-Certified Health Care Facility (3/11/04)