Oct 27, 2022 8:15:00 AM / by LSS

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Halloween is Monday, and there are plenty of scares waiting for us around every corner. However, as a facility manager something that might be truly scary is trying to make sure that all of your facility's fire and life safety features have been properly maintained, and there still could be hidden issues that can potentially be a fire and life safety hazard. Not to mention, trying to keep up with all the fire and life safety codes can be rather challenging. It’s enough to make you lose your head!

Therefore, a Life Safety Consultant can help you prepare by reviewing your documentation and performing a life safety mock survey and finding those hidden issues you were unaware of, giving you time to fix them before the Joint Commission arrives.


Documentation Review

Life Safety Consultants are up-to-date with the Life Safety Code and will help you to prepare your facility for your Authority Having Jurisdiction survey. Whether it’s the Joint Commission, CMS, or any other accrediting agency, A Life Safety Consultant will thoroughly review your documentation personalized to your specific AHJ and their requirements. They can help you understand what the code’s standards say, and which requirements have been adopted in your area. Having the proper documentation ready and available is important to your inspection and will help prove to your AHJ you are properly prepared.

Facility Documentation Reviewed May Include But Not Limited To:

  • Fire and Life Safety
  • General Safety
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Security
  • Hazardous Materials and Waste
  • Utility Systems
  • Medical Equipment
  • Departmental policies and procedures


Physical Inspection (Mock Survey)

Although your facility’s documentation is important, a physical inspection is crucial to the integrity of your building and the safety of its occupants. A Life Safety Consultant will tour the facility to physically inspect its life safety systems. They will help you find hidden deficiencies to help ensure your facility is in compliance with the required codes. Not to mention, this will save you time and money from having multiple inspections done or having to pay a fine. Having a physical building inspection helps prove that the AHJ standards and code requirements are being met and enforced.

Aspects Of a Facility’s Life Safety That Would Be Checked:

  1. Barrier Management
  2. Egress Markings
  3. Hazardous Areas
  4. Corridors and Suites
  5. Emergency Generators and Transfer Switches
  6. Emergency Preparedness
  7. Medical Equipment
  8. General Safety
  9. Security
  10. Hazardous Materials and Waste
  11. Fire Safety
  12. Utilities


Whether you have your Joint Commission, CMS, or any other accrediting agency’s Life Safety survey soon or just need a little extra help on certain issues that need to be addressed, now is the perfect time to prepare by having a life safety mock survey.


LSS Life Safety Services Can Help

Having an expert on the Life Safety Code visit your facility to perform a mock survey will help to ensure your facility will meet the code’s standards. By going over your records and physically inspecting your facility’s fire and life safety systems, a Life Safety Consultant is able to find hidden issues and help save you time and money from having multiple inspections done.


Don’t lose your head over hidden deficiencies. Contact Us Here, or call 888-675-4519 to learn how an LSS Life Safety Consultant will help you be in compliance by going over your records and performing a mock survey of your facility’s fire and life safety systems.


Don’t forget to have a Happy Halloween!!

Tags: Life Safety Consulting, Life Safety Services, Fire & Life Safety Services


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