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      Q: We have a brand new free-standing patient tower addition to our hospital coming online and scheduled to open in 12 months. The contractors will be…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 18, 2021
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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…

      Bob Armbrister | 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…

      Bob Armbrister | 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,…

      Bob Armbrister | 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.

      Bob Armbrister | Mar 14, 2016
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      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…

      Bob Armbrister | 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:

      Bob Armbrister | Jul 17, 2014
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      Bob Armbrister | May 1, 2014
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      Bob Armbrister | Apr 10, 2014
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      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…

      Bob Armbrister | Jul 26, 2012