North Dakota Construction Standards and Life Safety Code

Several types of health care facilities are required to meet specific construction and Life Safety Code (fire safety) requirements in order to be licensed and participate in the Medicare/Medicaid programs. Life Safety Code surveys are done in the following types of facilities: nursing facilities, hospitals, critical access hospitals, basic care facilities, ASCs, and ICF/MRs.

 

Our surveyors follow the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards when inspecting facilities in the state.  Copies of the NFPA standards can be ordered from the NFPA website or by calling (800) 344-3555.

 

Life Safety Code and Documentation

 

 

Construction Standards

 

 

Fire Watch and Fire Evacuation Policies

 

Smoke Compartments

 

 

Smoking in Facilities

 

 

Smoke Detectors / Upholstered Furniture

 

 

 

Transfer Switch

 

 

Alcohol Based Hand Rub Solutions

 

 

Construction Approval

 

 

Plan of Correction

 

Fire Dampers

 

 

Kitchens

 

 

Health Facilities LSC Documentation

 

 

Exit Discharge

 

 

 

Power Point Presentations