The Joint Commission Makes Revisions to the Environment of Care and Life Safety Chapters, Effective January 1, 2023

Published: 10/13/2022

  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

The Joint Commission (TJC) has made several revisions to the Environment of Care and Life Safety chapters for:

  • Hospitals
  • Critical Access Hospitals
  • Ambulatory Health Care
  • Assisted Living Communities
  • Behavioral Health Care and Human Services
  • Home Care
  • Nursing Care Centers
  • Office-Based Surgery

Elements of performance were revised to strengthen expectations for accredited organizations as they relate to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes.

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