Emergency Systems and Alternate Power Source
Fire Alert System
This organization is protected by smoke detectors. The
following components of the system are tested as follows:
all smoke detectors are tested
This organization is protected by smoke detectors only.
A smoke detector is an integral part of the fire alert
system; the purpose of the smoke detector is to detect
the visible or invisible particles of combustion. The
smoke detectors area tested monthly.
Lighting and Power Systems
1. Exit lights: are tested every 30 days for a minimum of
30 seconds and annually for a duration of 1.5 hours
2. Fire alarm system: see description above
The defibrillator has an integrated battery back-up system as
does the pulse oximetry equipment and anesthesia monitoring
As necessary to facilitate safe egress, flashlights shall be
kept in all patient care areas. The operation of these will
be checked regularly.
If a test of the system fails, this organization will
implement interim measures to compensate for the risk until
necessary repairs or corrections are completed. After repair
the system will be immediately tested.
Approved By Governing Board