Health Care Risk Primer Self Guided Online Course
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This self-paced online course covers the life safety risks from fire and other hazards in health care occupancies and explores how codes and standards minimize the risk. In health care occupancies there is a high likelihood that the occupants may not be able to take action for their own self-preservation, even when awake.
Upon completion you should be able to:
- Understand and define "health care occupancy"
- Explain the level of risk represented by four common hazards present at a health care occupancy, including alternative power controls, electrical shock, medical gas systems, and fires
- List and explain the two key pbjectives for life safety in health care occupancies established by NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code®
- Explain the "defend in place" strategy adopted by the Life Safety Code
- Describe how the vulnerable nature of health care occupants affects risk evaluation for health care occupancies
- Explain how the property characteristics of health care occupancies affects the risk they present
Who Will Benefit:
Anyone whose job involves designing, reviewing, evaluating or installing fire protection systems, including: hospital engineers, hospital facility managers, hospital safety directors, risk managers, nursing home safety directors, architects, designers, and health care facility consultants.
Complete this module and qualify for .1 CEUs. Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site. Please verify applicability with your professional board before registering.
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