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Program Overview

The Life Safety Code Program page provides information about provider compliance with Life Safety Code (LSC) requirements and includes links to applicable laws, regulations, and compliance information.

Contact the Program

Indiana State Department of Health
Division of Long Term Care
2 North Meridian Street, 4B
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-7442 (Long Term Care Receptionist)
(317) 233-1325 (ISDH Main Switchboard)
Map

Program Manager
Brett Overmyer
bovermyer@isdh.in.gov
Phone: (317) 234-8502
Fax: (317) 233-7322

Forms

Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) and End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Life Safety Code (LSC) Entrance Conference Documentation Checklist

Battery Operated Smoke Detector Maintenance Log

Battery Operated Emergency Lights Test Log

Fire Drill Report A

Fire or Smoke Damper Maintenance Log

Fire Safety Survey - 2000 Life Safety Code (Worksheet for Rating Residents)

Fire Safety Survey Report - Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASC) and End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Medicare

Fire Safety Survey Report - 2000 Life Safety Code

Fire Safety Survey Report 2000 Code - Health Care (Medicare – Medicaid)

Fire Watch Log

Hospital Entrance Conference Checklist

ICF/DD Life Safety Code (LSC) Entrance Conference Documentation Checklist

Life Safety Code Initial / Recertification / PSR / Walk - Thru Survey Exit Conference

Life Safety Code Waiver Request

Monthly Generator Load Test Log

Nursing Home Life Safety Code Entrance Conference Documentation Checklist

Nursing Home Smoke Detector Status Report

Sample Weekly Generator Test Log

Letters

Adoption of New Fire Safety Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities, Mandatory Sprinkler Installation Requirement

Corridor Width and Corridor Mounted Computer Touch Screens in Health Care Facilities – Clarification Effective Immediately

Definitions of Terms Used in the Life Safety Code (LSC) of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Evacuation Drills for Intermediate Care Facilities for the Mentally Retarded

Generators in Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs)

Life Safety Code (LSC) Surveyor Reference Materials

Life Safety Code – Canopy and Overhang Sprinkler Requirements and the Use of the Fire Safety Evaluation System (FSES)

Life Safety Code - Clarification of the Amount of Air Movement Allowed Between Corridors and Resident Rooms and Plenum Waiver Requirements

Life Safety Code – Exit Discharge Requirements and the Fire Safety Evaluation System (FSES)

Multiple Providers - Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Nursing Homes, Religious Non-Medical Health Care Institutions, Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Facilities, Critical Access Hospitals, Intermediate Care Facilities for the Mentally Retarded – Medical Gas Storage and Usage Considerations

Multiple Providers - Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Nursing Homes, Religious Non-Medical Health Care Institutions, Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Facilities, Critical Access Hospitals, Intermediate Care Facilities for the Mentally Retarded – Permitted Gaps in Corridor Doors and Doors in Smoke Barriers

Natural Gas Five Criteria Template Letter

NFPA Safety Alert Regarding Antifreeze in Residential Sprinklers

Use of Alcohol-based Skin Preparations in Anesthetizing Locations

Links

Electronic, read-only access to the Codes and Standards referenced in the current Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) health facility requirements for Life Safety

Life Safety Code Requirements

Manuals

Emergency Evacuation Planning Guide for People with Disabilities

State Operations Manual, Appendix I - Life Safety Code

CMS LSC Information Updates

K48, K154, and K155 are the K tags that correspond to the LSC requirements for written fire safety plans

So that's what they look for

An inside look into Life Safety Code Form CMS-2786R

Top ten deficiencies and helpful hints to avoid them