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  • © 2014 American Society for Healthcare Engineering

    155 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 400 | Chicago, IL 60606

    ashe.org | ashe@aha.org | 312-422-3800

    Q1 Advocacy Liaison Webinar

    3/2/16

  • ASHE Advocacy Team

    Chad E. Beebe,

    AIA, CHFM, CFPS,

    CBO, SASHE

    Deputy Executive

    Director of Advocacy

    cbeebe@aha.org

    Tim Adams,

    FASHE, CHFM,

    CHC

    Director of

    Leadership

    Development

    tadams@aha.org

    Jonathan

    Flannery,

    CHFM,

    FASHE, MHSA

    Senior

    Associate

    Director of

    Advocacy

    jflannery@aha.

    org

    Lynn Kenney

    Senior Advocacy

    Analyst

    lkenney@aha.org

    Monika

    Berrier

    Senior

    Instructional

    Designer

    mberrier@aha

    .org

    mailto:cbeebe@aha.org mailto:tadams@aha.org mailto:jflannery@aha.org mailto:lkenney@aha.org mailto:mberrier@aha.org

  • Housekeeping

    • Please mute your line to reduce

    background noise.

    • Do not put us on hold if you have

    background music on your hold line.

    • We will unmute for the interactive

    discussion.

    • This session will be recorded. The slides

    will be distributed after the meeting.

  • Chapter Attendance Poll

    • Please enter your name and chapter name

    in the text box

    • Contact Avis Gordon agordon@aha.org

    with updates or changes to your Chapter’s

    advocacy liaison appointment

    mailto:agordon@aha.org

  • Agenda

    -Focus on Compliance Events

    -2012 LSC and Emergency Preparedness Update -Planning Your 2016 Advocacy Activities

    -Planning for the 2017 NFPA Conference

    -ASHRAE Update

    -Regional Updates

  • •Utility systems (EC.02.05.01) (posted on focus site)

    •Means of egress (LS.02.01.20) (posted on focus site)

    •Built environment (EC.02.06.01) (posted on focus site)

    •Fire protection (EC.02.03.05) (webinar March 3) http://login.icohere.com/registration/register.cfm?reg=2543&evt=030316&t=1456771472090

    •General requirements (LS.02.01.10) (April/May 2016)

    •Life safety protection (LS.02.01.30) (June/July)

    •Automated suppression systems (LS.02.01.35) (Aug./Sept.)

    •Hazardous materials and waste management (EC.02.02.01)

    (Oct./Nov. 2016)

    http://www.ashe.org/compliance

    http://login.icohere.com/registration/register.cfm?reg=2543&evt=030316&t=1456771472090 http://www.ashe.org/compliance

  • CMS Adoption of the 2012 Life Safety Code®

    • Name of Proposed Rule: Fire Safety

    Requirements for Certain Health Care Facilities

    • URL https://federalregister.gov/a/2014-08602

    • Notice of Proposed Rulemaking was

    announced April 16, 2014

    • 362 public comments were submitted during the

    public comment period

    • Final rulemaking could be announced any day

    now…

    • Effective date will likely be six months out from

    final rulemaking date

    https://federalregister.gov/a/2014-08602

  • CMS Adoption of Emergency Preparedness

    Proposed Rule

    • Name of Proposed Rule: Emergency Preparedness

    Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating

    Providers and Suppliers

    • URL https://federalregister.gov/a/2013-30724

    • Notice of Proposed Rulemaking was announced

    December 27, 2013

    • 373 public comments were submitted during the public

    comment period

    • Final rulemaking could be announced any day now…

    • Effective date will likely be six months out from final

    rulemaking date

    https://federalregister.gov/a/2013-30724

  • ASHE Resources to Support the Adoption of

    the 2012 Life Safety Code® and NFPA® 99

    • 2012 Life Safety Code Webinar Series http://www.ashe.org/education/webinars/index.shtml

    • NFPA 99, 2012 eLearn Program

    • Monograph: Life Safety Code

    Comparison

    • Recorded Sessions at PDC

    • NFPA Life Safety Code® Update: The

    Positive Aspect of Change http://www.ashe.org/education/webinars/member/201

    3-12-04-nfpa.shtml

    http://www.ashe.org/education/webinars/index.shtml http://www.ashe.org/education/webinars/member/2013-12-04-nfpa.shtml

  • 2012 Life Safety Code® Webinar Series

    1. The 2012 Edition of NFPA 101 and Its Impact on Existing Health

    Care Facilities

    Recording is available

    2. The 2012 Edition of NFPA 101 and Its Impact on New Health Care

    Facilities

    Wednesday, April 6

    Noon CT

    3. Reference Standards in the 2012 Edition of NFPA 101 and Their

    Impact on the Operation of Health Care Facilities

    Wednesday, May 18

    Noon CT

    4. Chapter 43 of NFPA 101 and Its Impact on Health Care Facilities

    Wednesday, August 10

    Noon CT

    5. CMS Adoption of the 2012 Edition of NFPA 99 and What It Means

    for Health Care Facilities

    Wednesday, September 15

    Noon CT

    http://www.ashe.org/education/webinars

    http://www.ashe.org/education/webinars

  • Budget Now to Send Representatives to the

    2017 NFPA Conference

    • Proposed changes to the 2018 edition of NFPA

    101 and 99 will be voted on at the 2017 NFPA

    Conference and technical meeting June 7, 2017

    in Boston.

    • We need your participation at the upcoming

    meeting in order to win the health care issues

    that come up on the floor.

    • At the 2011 NFPA meeting votes were being

    taken on whether or not health care should be

    allowed to increase smoke compartment size to

    40,000 square feet. We missed winning this vote

    by just four votes.

    • Remember to make sure that your NFPA

    membership is renewed/active at before

    December 2016.

  • Budget Now to Send Representatives to the

    2017 NFPA Conference

    • Renew your membership by December 1, 2016

    at www.nfpa.org

    • Voting privileges are good only for the

    person whose name is on the membership

    • Membership costs $175.00 http://catalog.nfpa.org/Membership-New-or-Renew-

    P143.aspx

    • Registration for the technical meeting at the

    conference costs $250 and is scheduled for 2

    days

    • NFPA Conference & Expo 2017 06/04/2017 -

    06/07/2017 Boston

    http://www.nfpa.org/ http://catalog.nfpa.org/Membership-New-or-Renew-P143.aspx

  • Planning Your 2016 AL Activities

    Lennon Peake, P.E.

    Manager

    Koffel Associates, Inc.

    lpeake@koffel.com

  • AL Activities

    • Communication is Key

    – Monthly meetings

    – Annual conferences

    – Quarterly advocacy conference

    calls

    • Advocating for NFPA 2017 Conference

    and Expo attendance

  • AL Activities

    • Tips for remaining up-to-date

    – Review ASHE insider emails

    – ASHE Advocacy web page resources

    • Advocacy newsletter (quarterly) and latest

    initiatives

    • Advocacy report (annual)

    • Codes and Standards resources

    – CMS S&C Memos, RPT guidance, ASHE tools, Just Ask

    ASHE, Focus on Compliance

  • © 2014 American Society for Healthcare Engineering

    155 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 400 | Chicago, IL 60606

    ashe.org | ashe@aha.org | 312-422-3800

    ASHRAE Winter Meetings

    January 2016 – Orlando, FL

  • ASHRAE Winter Meetings-January 2016

    Jonathan Flannery,

    CHFM, FASHE, MHSA

    Senior Associate Director of

    Advocacy

    jflannery@aha.org

    mailto:jflannery@aha.org

  • ASHRAE 170 Addendum to be Published

    • ad - creates 2 new types of space, “General Examination Room," and

    "Special Examination Room”

    – General Exam will require 4 ACH minimum

    – Special Exam

    • Use by patients with undiagnosed gastrointestinal symptoms,

    undiagnosed respiratory symptoms, or undiagnosed skin symptoms

    • will require 6 ACH minimum

    • c – creates footnote to allow usage of ANSI/AIHA/ASSE Z9.5 Laboratory

    Ventilation Standard to establish ACH for laboratory work areas

  • ASHRAE 170 Addendum to be Published

    • f – Clarifies primary supply diffuser array in Operating Rooms

    – Eliminates “Doughnut Hole” loop hole

    – Clarifies that PSDA consists of an area encompassing 12” on each side

    of the footprint of the surgical table

    – Clarifies no more than 30% of this portion of the PSDA area can be

    used for nondiffuser uses

    • h – Aligns ASHRAE 170 with AORN and AAMI standards

    – Room Names

    – Humidity

    – Temperature

  • ASHRAE 170 Addendum for Public Review

    • Unoccupied Space Set Backs

    – Adds an Unoccupied Setback Column to 170 Table 7.1

    – Proposal will include designation for each room type

    • YES (Allows Setback)

    • NO (Setback Not Allowed)

    • Air Distribution

    – Updates Table 6.7.2 Supply Air Outlets to reflect curr