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Q: Our organization is accredited by Joint Commission. I know for inspection purposes we need to have the current year plus that past three years of documentation for LS and …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jul 19, 2017
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Q: How long does Joint Commission require records to be kept on inspections like fire alarm systems, fire drills, sprinklers, fire dampers, and PM records for beds and refrigerators, etc? …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 22, 2017
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Q: For off-site satellite facilities, where the building is not owned by the hospital but where the space inside the building is licensed by the hospital, are monthly fire extinguisher …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 9, 2017
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Q: Is there a retention requirement for eyewash weekly testing logs? One source I've read indicates at least 2 years. A: You need to retain all evidence that documents you …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 14, 2016
ArticleDocumentation (Life Safety Code)

I never know who is reading (or not reading) my blog, but recently I received the following comment from a state department of public health individual who inspects hospitals. He …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Aug 21, 2014
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My recent series of articles on Documentation created quite a bit of response. One individual had this question: "What is your opinion of documentation being kept electronically rather than in …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jul 17, 2014
ArticleDocumentation (Life Safety Code)

This is the last in a series of articles on improving the way the testing & inspection documents are maintained, in order to facilitate an easier document review session during …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 1, 2014
ArticleDocumentation (Life Safety Code)

This is the first in a series of articles on improving the way the testing & inspection documents are maintained, in order to facilitate an easier document review session during …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 10, 2014
ArticleDocumentation (Life Safety Code)

I get asked this question from time to time..."How long must I keep test and inspections reports?" My answer has always been... Forever. Don't throw anything out. You never know …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jul 26, 2012

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