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cost-conscious guide to fire safety in health care facilities

Robert E Chapman

cost-conscious guide to fire safety in health care facilities

by Robert E Chapman

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Washington, DC, [Springfield, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health facilities -- Fires and fire prevention

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert E. Chapman ; sponsored by U.S. Department of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, National Engineering Laboratory, Center for Fire Research and Department of Health and Human Services
    SeriesNBSIR -- 82-2600
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Center for Fire Research (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 57 p. :
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17955447M

    Facilities designed to meet fire safety codes, for example, impact the health and safety of employees, patients, and families. 9 In The role of the physical environment in the hospital for Cited by: MAKE AN APPOINTMENT Adult: Children: At The Center for Health Care Services, the health and safety of our consumers, families and staff is most important. .

    FIRE SAFETY IN THE HEALTHCARE SETTING Fire safety and prevention is your responsibility. Fire safety is a set of practices intended to reduce the probability of fires occurring, as well as reducing the destruction caused by a fire. These measures include prevention of fire ignition and limiting the effects of the fire File Size: KB. The Facility Guidelines Institute is the authoritative source for guidance on health and residential care facility planning, design, and construction in the United States. Our consensus-based, research-informed guidelines are used by regulators, designers, builders, and facility owners around the country and abroad to protect public health.

    Hospice Facilities, and Day Care Facilities for Adults are required to develop and revise, in coordination with the county emergency management office, an emergency operations plan capable of providing for the safety File Size: KB. Fire safety is addressed in specific OSHA standards for recordkeeping, general industry, shipyard employment, marine terminals, longshoring, gear certification, and construction. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to fire safety.


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