Annual Life Safety Code Update:
Focus on Compliance Risk Areas
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center, Boxboro
9:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.
(Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. )
Almost two years after the CMS adoption of the 2012 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code, several compliance challenges still remain for skilled nursing facilities. This workshop will review the top deficiencies cited by Massachusetts DPH surveyors on annual life safety code inspections as well as and a deeper dive into the continuing challenge of annual fire door inspections. Participants will receive clarification on the annual fire door inspections based on CMS and the Joint Commission discussions as well provide resources to assist facilities developing a fire door inspection program. Participants will also be provided with updates on the Fire Safety Evaluation System(FSES) and other CMS topics.
At the conclusion of this seminar, participants will:
1) Understand the top deficiencies cited during LSC surveys.
2) Understand compliance issues associated with fire door inspections.
3) Understand the components of an annual fire door inspection program.
Administrators, facilities managers and maintenance personnel
John Clark, Safety Engineer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Nick Gabriele, CFPS, Vice President, RPA, A JENSEN HUGHES Company
Joanne Murphy, Supervisor, Life Safety Code Unit, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Division of Health Care Facility Licensure and Certification
Robert Solomon, PE Division Manager, National Fire Protection Association
CEUs – 3
The Massachusetts Senior Care Association has qualified for “deemed status #NH-09015-007” from the Board of Registration of Nursing Home Administrators for Administrators. This program also meets continuing education requirements for Nurses in Massachusetts. All will receive certificate of attendance.
$80 per person for Mass Senior Care Members
$130 per person for Non-Members
*Registration Fee must be paid prior to attending, contact hours will only be given to paid registrants
Mass Senior Care must be notified no later than 24 hours prior to the seminar start time for a credit of equal amount to be issued to your Mass Senior Care account. Refunds will not be given and “No Show” attendees will be billed at the full registration fee.
Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center
242 Adams Place
Boxboro, MA 01719
Telephone: (978) 2638701