Exploring the Life Safety Chapter - In Person: August 11-12, 2022

SKU# EDU2210IP

This comprehensive seminar will help you master the always-challenging Joint Commission Life Safety chapter standards. Life Safety experts will address the National Fire Protection Association’s Life Safety Code® requirements as they relate to standards updates. You will receive practical compliance examples as our faculty shares proven safety strategies to help you reduce risk and maximize safety throughout your facility. Get your questions answered live by Life Safety experts.

In addition, don't forget to attend the Environment of Care Base Camp on August 9-10, 2022.

Our team is actively monitoring the Covid landscape. The health, safety and well-being of our participants are our highest priority. We will monitor the situation and will update our guidelines as conditions change. Please see our current Health & Safety Guidelines tab for more information.

 

$899.00
Building
U.S. Standards
All levels
Event Description

Event Description

Our team is actively monitoring the Covid landscape. The health, safety and well-being of our participants are our highest priority. We will monitor the situation and will update our guidelines as conditions change. Please see our current Health & Safety Guidelines tab for more information.

Your goal is to create the safest environment for staff and patients alike. This comprehensive in-person Life Safety (LS) seminar will help you master the always challenging Life Safety Code® standards to reduce risk and maximize safety throughout your facility. Join LS experts as they breakdown Joint Commission standards updates, provide practical compliance examples, and share proven safety strategies.

In addition, don't forget to attend the Environment of Care Base Camp on August 9-10, 2022.

Joint Commission leaders with direct experience in code content, application, and inspection will share the newest findings and latest information across the most pressing Life Safety Code® topics, including:

  • CMS Categorical Waivers
    Join a discussion on CMS issued categorical waivers and how they affect seven key topics - from doors and exit enclosures to alarms and generators.
  • 2012 Life Safety Code®: Learn What's Changed and What It Means For You 
    The field's foremost leaders will share major changes around exiting, testing frequency, and other key updates.
  • Updates from the Joint Commission
    Gain first-hand insight as Joint Commission experts guide you through top findings and the latest news and information on the survey process. 

Intended Audience: 
Real-life examples and interactive exercises led by Joint Commission professionals make this program perfect for anyone responsible for achieving compliance with the Life Safety Chapter and Life Safety Code®, including EC professionals and Life Safety Code® specialist, facilities management professionals, risk and accreditation managers, and quality managers and directors.

The Joint Commission is a private, not-for-profit  organization dedicated to continuously improving the safety and quality of care provided to the public. Joint Commission Resources, Inc. (JCR), a wholly controlled, not-for-profit affiliate of The Joint Commission, is the official publisher and educator of The Joint Commission.

Health & Safety

Health & Safety

The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources are committed to the health and safety of our attendees and will be following these guidelines:

All attendees will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated as per CDC guidelines and to complete a Joint Commission Covid Health Attestation Format check-in in order to be admitted to the program.  The State of Illinois and The Joint Commission are following the updated CDC guidance that no longer recommends universal mask wearing indoors. If you would like to wear a mask when in the building, the CDC offers information on mask types for various situations. Continue to check our website for any updates to these requirements. 

These guidelines are subject to change, based on current federal and local regulations. By registering you agree to comply with all CDCstatelocal and Joint Commission guidelines for Covid safety protocols. Anyone choosing to not abide by these guidelines will not be permitted to participate in the program.

CAUTION

There is a risk of exposure to Covid-19 in any public space where potentially infected people are in attendance. By attending this event, you voluntarily assume all risks related to any exposure to Covid-19 and agree to indemnify and hold harmless The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources. Those who have symptoms or have had close contact with a person diagnosed with Covid-19 should stay home and quarantine, self-monitor for symptoms, and follow CDC guidelines if symptoms develop.

Agenda / Faculty

Agenda / Faculty

Click here for Sample Agenda. Agenda in development, please check back.

Faculty:

Leah Hummel, AIA, CHFM, CHC 
Former TJC Engineer & Life Safety Code Surveyor
Senior Associate Director – Advocacy
American Society for Healthcare Engineering 

James Grana, MBA, CHSP
Physical Environment Specialist
Department of Engineering
The Joint Commission 

Location

Location


The Joint Commission Conference Center
One Renaissance Blvd.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

The Joint Commission is a smoke free campus and smoking anywhere on the premises is prohibited. Smoking is defined as (1) lighting or burning any type of substance that contains tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, and pipes; and (2) using electronic cigarettes.

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Guest room location:

Staybridge Suites (Located next door to The Joint Commission)
200 Royce Blvd.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
630-953-9393

Marriott Courtyard (Located approximately 2-3 blocks from The Joint Commission)
6 Trans Am Plaza Drive
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
630-691-1500
Courtyard is walking distance to program site, also inquire at the front desk if they may have shuttle transportation.


Additional Hotel Options:

Holiday Inn (Located approximately 6 blocks from The Joint Commission)
17 W. 350 22nd Street
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
630/833-3600

Hyatt Place Lombard  (Located Approximately 1.5 miles from The Joint Commission),
2340 Fountain Square Drive
Lombard, IL
630-932-6501

Embassy Suites Lombard(Located Approximately 1.5 miles from The Joint Commission)
707 East Butterfield Rd.
Lombard, IL  60148
630-969-7500
 

The Joint Commission is located approximately 14 miles from O’Hare Airport and about 20 miles from Midway Airport.

Suburban Taxi Companies:
American Taxi: 877-755-2227
Universal Taxi: 630-617-5400
1 person: Approximately $50-55 - Rates fluctuate

A1 Limo: 630-355-8824
1 Person: Approximately $41.00-$46 for Shared, $65-$80 for private car - Rates fluctuate

Fares are subject to change, please confirm when you call to make your reservation. If you do not pre-arrange a taxi, but plan on taking a taxi from the airport, please make sure you do not use a City of Chicago Taxi–these will be much more expensive. Make sure you use a suburban taxi service.

Looking for something to do in the evening?
Two large malls (Oak Brook Mall & Yorktown Mall) & a movie theatre (Yorktown) are within 10 minutes & most hotels can prearrange drop offs & pickups within a few miles. Please speak to the hotel directly for details.

 

Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Before registering for a program check for updates from your state, county or city on a regular basis to make sure it will be acceptable for your license/certification renewal.

Summary of Continuing Education contact hours awarded for this program:

  • ACHE: 14 CE

Learn more about continuing education below.
Read more about Continuing Education

Payment Options

Payment Options

All Joint Commission Resources products require pre-payment. For your convenience, if you do not have a credit card available, we offer a sales quote/proforma invoice option to assist with initiating your payment. Payments submitted by check take up to 14 days to process. If you are registering for a program less than 14 days away, your registration may not be received in time and your seat may not be reserved. You will not have access to electronic program materials until your payment has been received. We strongly recommend credit card payments for any events less than 14 days away.

To take advantage of this option:

  1. Choose your item(s) and add them to your shopping cart. Select "Proceed to Secure Checkout or Create Proforma Invoice."
  2. Enter your billing and shipping details. Select "Continue."
  3. The next screen will be a full summary of your order.
  4. On the bottom right, there is a section titled "Create Proforma Invoice."
  5. Click the "Proforma Invoice" button. (See image below.) 
  6. Within 5 minutes, a sales quote will be sent to your email address with details about how to complete a check or wire transfer payment.

Or contact Customer Service at 877.223.6866, option 1 (+1 770 238 0454 outside the US) or via email at JCRCustomerService@jcrinc.com to have a proforma invoice created and emailed directly to you.

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