The Joint Commission Life Safety Standards - Dec. 7

Time: 9:00 AM




IHA Members: $195 per member hospital or health system
Non-IHA Members: $250 per organization
The registration fee includes an unlimited number of connections for each organization registering for this program. Please note this does not apply to attendees across a hospital system. The registration fee also includes access to a program recording.

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This webinar will cover recent changes, areas of focus and trouble spots regarding the Joint Commission Life Safety Standards based on the NFPA 101 Life Safety Code – 2012 Edition. This presentation is also applicable to hospitals accredited by DNV Healthcare that enforces the same NFPA Life Safety Code. In addition, the presenter will review requirements regarding Interim Life Safety Measures, recent changes and areas of focus regarding the Life Safety Code Healthcare Occupancy requirements. This program is offered through the Louisiana Hospital Association.


At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Review current requirements regarding Statement of Conditions and Life Safety Code assessment;
  • Explain when interim life safety measures are required;
  • Summarize requirements regarding use of GFCI electric outlets;
  • Summarize requirements regarding sprinkler heads;
  • Summarize requirements regarding corridors being kept clear and when items can be located in the corridor;
  • Discuss requirements for sleeping and non-sleeping patient care suites; and
  • Describe when a risk assessment of an operating room as a wet procedure location is required.

Who Should Attend

This program will benefit the following:

  • Facility Managers and engineers
  • Risk managers
  • Compliance officers
  • Safety officers
  • CNOs


Fred J Osborne, P.E., President, Osborne Engineering Inc., Wilmette
With more than 35 years of national healthcare consulting experience, Fred Osborne has served as a clinical faculty member with The Joint Commission. He has consulted with hundreds of hospitals and has clients in forty-seven states. Osborne regularly teaches seminars and consults with hospitals and other healthcare organizations on issues pertaining to Environment of Care, Life Safety and Emergency Management accreditation requirements.