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Emergency Response Plan (Accreditation/CertificatiWaiversAccreditation/CertificationAccreditationCOVID-19CMS

During this period of COVID-19 crisis, many readers have written asking if they can discontinue conducting routine Life Safety tests and inspections in order to limit service technicians from entering …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 7, 2020
Emergency Response Plan (Accreditation/CertificatiQ&A

Q: Is there a specific time-limit required by the accreditation organizations for decontamination purposes, from activation of a drill to being able to put victims through a decontamination tent? A: …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 13, 2017
Emergency Response Plan (Accreditation/CertificatiArticleCMS

I have started to review the new CMS Final Rule on Emergency Preparedness. Here are some of the highlights, along with my comments... Comments and Observations in the CMS EM …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 15, 2016
Emergency Response Plan (Accreditation/CertificatiArticleCMS

Well... here it is. CMS has announced that they will publish their Final Rule on the new standards for Emergency Management. It appears the new rule will not be published …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 9, 2016
Emergency Response Plan (Accreditation/CertificatiArticleEyewash Stations

Emergency showers are often found in hospital laboratories and at times, in plant operation areas. There seems to be some confusion about emergency showers and eyewash stations, and what is …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 26, 2014
Emergency Response Plan (Accreditation/CertificatiQ&AFire Safety Plan

Q: We are going to prepare an action card for fire safety as part of our major emergency response plan. What information regarding fire safety would you suggest we include …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 9, 2014
Emergency Response Plan (Accreditation/CertificatiArticleCMS

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a new proposed rule in the Federal Register on Friday, December 27, 2013. This is a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 3, 2014

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