The Life Safety Code® Field Guide for Healthcare Facilities

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The Life Safety Code® Field Guide for Healthcare Facilities - The most up-to-date LSC changes condensed into one volume!

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The Life Safety Code® Field Guide for Healthcare Facilities

Jennifer O’Connell
John Helton

The Life Safety Code® Field Guide for Healthcare Facilities is the perfect companion to your Life Safety Code (LSC) compliance efforts. This portable, concise resource is a perfect on-site quick reference and will help you understand the requirements for healthcare and ambulatory occupancies, prepare for survey, and maintain your accreditation regardless of accrediting option.

  • Portable—No need to lug the NFPA code book with you while you’re out in the field. This compact volume provides the references you need to know while you’re on the go.
  • Easy to navigate—The "Critical Issues" sections will help you identify and highlight the latest key provisions of the LSC.
  • A straightforward reference—Understand the NFPA's intent behind the LSC’s provisions through advice, commentary, and tips from life safety experts.
  • A vital education tool—With the help of more than 100 detailed diagrams and tables, you’ll be able to educate your staff on even the most complex requirements.

Published: October 2018

Page count: 276
Dimensions: 6x9
ISBN: 978-1-68308-867-7

About the Authors

Jennifer O’Connell is an independent Life Safety Code expert who wrote previous editions. She has more than a decade of extensive experience providing life safety consulting services to healthcare facilities, including the development of The Joint Commission Statement of Conditions, life safety assessments for large healthcare facilities, and consulting for new design and construction. O’Connell has worked with such facilities as Johns Hopkins Hospital, Cleveland Clinic, The Ohio State University Medical Center, The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and The Nebraska Medical Center. She provided the life safety consulting services for the design and construction of the new Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and the new Martin Army Community Hospital in Fort Benning, Georgia.

John Helton is a life safety consultant who is a life safety risk analysis engineer for Gettysburg College. He was previously fire marshal at the Camp David presidential retreat for the Obama and Trump administrations. He is a member of NCIS-FPCONS and FBI pre-planned response for active shooters, improving safety, and response to modern threats.