Education | 242 Adams Place, Boxboro
May 15, 2019 09:00am - May 15, 2019 12:00pm

Annual Life Safety Code Update Workshop
Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
9:00 am – 12:00 pm


Program Summary:
To improve your facility's life safety program, you need the knowledge and resources for a seamless implementation. Understanding the various requirements of the Life Safety Code® and other standards is an intricate process and skilled nursing facilities continue to encounter challenges. This workshop will review the top deficiencies cited by Massachusetts DPH surveyors on annual life safety code inspections and identify best practices to avoid future deficiencies.

Discussion will include continued concerns with door inspections including documentation and practical tips when contracting out door inspections to outside consultants. The NFPA will present information on research conducted on enclosure gaps and the Chief Fire Protection Engineer from the State of Massachusetts will discuss fire suppression in elevator shafts and elevator rooms.

1) Understand the top deficiencies cited during LSC surveys;
2) Identify requirements of code compliance related to the most frequently cited deficiencies, and
3) Identify practical tips when conducting internally or, contracting out fire door inspections.

Nick Gabriele, CFPS, Vice President, RPA, a Jensen Hughes Company
Jennifer Hoyt, PE Chief Fire Protection Engineer, State of Massachusetts
Joanne Murphy, Supervisor, Life Safety Code Unit, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Division of Health Care Facility Licensure and Certification
Robert Solomon, PE Division Director, National Fire Protection Association
A representative from CMS has been invited.

Target Audiences:
Administrators, Facilities Managers and Maintenance Personnel

$80 for Mass Senior Care Members
$160 for Non Members
A Continental Breakfast is provided.

All registration fees must be paid prior to attending this seminar.

Cancelation Policy:  Mass Senior Care must be notified in writing no later than 48 hours prior to the start of the seminar for a credit of equal amount to be issued to your Mass Senior Care account. No refunds will be given.  “No Show” attendees will be billed at the full registration fee. Cancelations should be emailed to  

Please note: All registered attendees will receive an email confirming their registration at least 48 hours prior to the workshop.  If the corporate office is processing your registration, please call the Mass Senior Care office to confirm you are registered.      

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