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Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
Global Center for Health Innovation
Review of Recent CMS K Tags as quoted in NFPA 101 2012 edition and NFPA 99 2012 edition
CMS has updated the Life Safety Compliance criteria listed in the K Tags. This presentation will review recent K Tag citations and how NFPA 101 and NFPA 99 requirements are addressed. Common Code issues found by Life Safety Surveyors (CMS, The Joint Commission and Independent inspectors) will be presented. The 60-day rule, time limited waivers, and the process new to the facilities will be outlined.
NFPA 101 2012 edition Atrium Design New and Existing and Retro Commissioning, Commissioning and Maintenance
Life Safety Code has had changes in the atrium smoke control design over the years. This presentation will describe the major atrium design criteria from previous NFPA 101 and Building Code. New and existing will be compare. The major concern of owners is the smoke control system status. Does it work as designed? We will discuss testing for retro commissioning, commissioning or testing. The documentation and follow up needed will be reviewed.
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NOSHE 8th Annual Conference (Northern Ohio Society for Healthcare Engineering)
May 3, 2018
LeadingAge Connecticut Annual Expo
May 8, 2018
LeadingAge Massachusetts 2018 Annual Conference and Exhibition
May 10, 2018