This session will feature an open discussion about the proposed changes to NFPA 101: Life Safety Code® and NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code for the 2021 edition, two important compliance documents for hospital reimbursement. This session will cover the process by which these documents are updated and provide an opportunity to give valuable feedback to ASHE on the proposed changes that impact the design and operations of health care facilities.
1.) Describe the public consensus process and the importance of participation.
2.) Review the proposed changes and their potential impacts on health care design and operations.
3.) Discuss potential alternatives to the changes and compliance strategies.
4.) Review the timelines for potential adoption of these changes.
BS, CHSP, CHFM, FASHE,
Director of Plant Operations and Security,
Wentworth Douglass Hospital