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Keep open communication, maintain fire safety in "extraordinary times"

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June 14, 2020

In the rush to deal with real-time or potential patient surge during a public health emergency (PHE), facilities managers and clinical quality control officers should talk frequently about maintaining fire safety within the physical environment.

The following question was posed on an accreditation and compliance forum, and Healthcare Safety Leader asked Brad Keyes, CHSP, former life safety surveyor and the founder of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, to answer it:

In the rush to deal with real-time or potential patient surge during a public health emergency (PHE), facilities managers and clinical quality control officers should talk frequently about maintaining fire safety within the physical environment.



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