Emergency Readiness

May 9, 2022
Use this tool to assist your multidisciplinary group in assessing and prioritizing exercises for potential hazards/risk.
Jul 25, 2022
The Joint Commission (TJC) introduced changes to the Emergency Management (EM) standards which became effective on July 1, 2022.
Jun 8, 2022
Help prepare your facility for adverse weather-related events through this article and adverse weather checklist available to ASHE members.
Jul 21, 2021
A step-by-step guide for developing a comprehensive integrated fire protection and life safety inspection, testing and maintenance (ITM) program for health care facilities. This timely publication will support facilities managers ahead of CMS’s adoption of NFPA 101-2018 (or later), which will…
Jul 21, 2021
The intent of this document is to give hospital facility managers a broad overview of historical and current smoke control systems they are likely to encounter in typical hospital facilities.
May 7, 2020
The pre-disaster self-assessment consists of an assessment of critical infrastructure and an estimate of evacuation time.
Aug 15, 2019
Recorded October 27, 2016 Speakers: Joe Fiorito, Caterpillar Inc., Electric Power Division, Rental Manager; Ben Thomas, Caterpillar Inc., Electric Power Division, North American Product Support Manager A well-designed emergency power system is a quality asset to health care facilities by…
May 8, 2019
This downloadable Word document is a policy on maintaining utility system drawings and documents to aid in the shutdown process during emergencies. DOWNLOAD NOW
Sep 9, 2017
Lessons learned from previous disasters, explains how to assess vulnerabilities, and suggests new ways to safeguard emergency power through new technologies, innovative protocols, and information sharing.