This session provides an overview of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code®. The overview includes how to generally navigate the code, where to find specific issues, and how the sections are applicable once found. Topics covered include occupancy classification, components of the means of egress, doors, suites, interior finish, and more. Other NFPA codes and standards applicable to health care facility managers will be referenced.
Describe how to appropriately navigate NFPA 101 to find the appropriate code requirements.
List specific code sections that apply to various common topics dealt with in facilities.
Identify other NFPA codes and standards that are widely applicable to health care.
Explain the role NFPA in the health care regulatory landscape and how facility managers can have a voice in the NFPA process.