Life Safety Code
To reduce injury and death from fire and other hazards, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) develops and publishes safety codes.
The LSC is one NFPA code. It sets standards for safety during a fire.
Compliance with the LSC is required by The Joint Commission and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). However, complying with LSC regulations is challenging. According to The Joint Commission, nearly 50% of hospitals were cited for LSC violations in 2008.
This course provides information on the LSC. It will show you how to keep yourself and your patients safe in a fire.
You will learn:
- Basic information about the LSC
- How the LSC directs what you can and should do for safety during a fire