Sentinel Event Alert 37: Preventing adverse events caused by emergency electrical power system failures
This Sentinel Event Alert has been retired as of August 2016. Current guidance is provided in the following resources:
- National Fire Protection Association 101: Life Safety Code®, 2012 Edition
- Best practices for hospital power system reliability. Stymiest, DL. Health Facilities Management. March 2, 2016
Note: Retired Alerts are not available for any purpose, including for educational, research or legal purposes. Questions should be directed to The Joint Commission’s Legal Department at 630-792-5671.