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Q: Has there been an update to the definition of time by TJC/CMS? I'm looking at quarterly fire drills right now, but any changes/clarification on the definition for all intervals …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 15, 2020
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Q: On annual testing requirements, how many days do you have on either side of the test date? A: If the NFPA standard simply says the test is required ‘annually’, …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Feb 28, 2018
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Q: Does the authority having jurisdiction have the final say whether or not an individual has the ‘knowledge and understanding’ required to perform fire door inspections? A: Yes they do …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jul 27, 2017
ArticleCMSTesting (Accreditation/Certification)

I recently posted on documentation retention, and how long you should keep test/inspection records. A reader contacted me and said they attended a recent ASHE regional event where the speaker …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jul 22, 2017
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Q: Do you find that TJC only enforces the quarterly plus or minus 10 days from the MONTH of last test on quarterly inspections (instead of the day)? This is what …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 23, 2015
Q&AJoint CommissionTesting (Accreditation/Certification)

Q: What strategies are other hospitals using in scheduling their quarterly fire systems inspections heading into 2014? We are a 3 million sq. ft. campus and our vendor is not …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 23, 2015

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