The Joint Commission has published a new book with the aim of explaining how its Life Safety standards and Element of Performance relate to regulations from the National Fire Protection Association’s Life Safety Code and other regulations. 

“The Joint Commission/NFPA Life Safety Book for Health Care Organizations” was written by two life safety experts, George Mills, MBA, FASHE, CEM, CHFM, CHSP, director, department of engineering, The Joint Commission, and James K. Lathrop, FSFPE, VP Koffel Associates Inc. 

The book is available on the JCR website. The cost is $189 for accredited organizations or $199 for unaccredited organizations.