Fire Safety Essentials for Health Care and Assisted Living Providers
There is no time like the present to think through fire safety essentials for health care and assisted living providers. The health care industry has been a bedrock in dealing with the current wave of uncertainties. From providing care for patients, to making seniors feel at home when loved ones are not allowed to visit. During this time, it is essential to make sure all safety features are up and running as well as code compliant. One of those essential safety features that require an annual inspection, is your fire doors. A thorough fire door inspection can ensure that you are prepared in case of an unfortunate emergency. Not only that, if you are a health care provider or provide assisted living in Indiana, you are required to get your fire doors inspected annually.
Fire codes, even though very essential, can be complicated and hard to navigate. That’s why having experts with extensive product, life and fire code experience on your side is a breath of fresh air. CIH is ready with Certified Fire Door Assembly Inspectors who can work with you to inspect your life safety openings and provide the required written report. Click here for more information or an estimate.
Fire Safety essentials for health care and assisted living providers are as follows:
- Annual fire door inspection by a knowledgeable person. Click Here
- Make sure you have an adequate number of fire extinguishers and place them appropriately.
- Make sure your fire extinguishers are inspected and tagged periodically.
- Make sure that exits are not blocked and have the proper exit pathway.
- Make sure that exits are labeled properly and illuminated in case of a power outage.
Do you want to learn more? Read our other blogs on fire safety, fire doors, fire codes and inspections:
Fire Doors, Fire Codes and Inspections … We’ve got you covered!
Fire Safety, Fire Doors, and Inspections in Health Care Facilities
Don’t remember the last time your doors were checked? Want someone to help you stay up to code? Let CIH do the worrying for you!
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