Definitions for "LIFE SAFETY CODE"
Keywords:  nfpa, medicaid, safety, fdds, nec
Standard developed and updated regularly by the National Fire Protection Association that specifies construction and operational conditions to minimize fire hazards and provide a system of safety in case of fire.
A code written by the NFPA to ensure that building owners place equipment that will help to save lives in an emergency. For example: emergency lighting equipment meets Life Safety Code requirements by placing one footcandle of light on the "path of egress" or exit path in a building.
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 101 for the safety of life in buildings. Adopted by reference by the Federal government as one condition for provider participation under the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Adopted by reference by the Department in rules for nursing homes, FDDs and hospitals.