Code Red Consultants

Baystate Medical Center

Baystate Medical Center (BMC) is a 716-bed academic medical center and a training site for the University of Massachusetts Medical School. BMC is the regional hospital for Baystate Health, a not-for-profit, integrated health care system serving more than 800,000 people throughout western New England. Baystate Health turned to Code Red Consultants to help maintain life safety compliance with the Joint Commission and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for BMC’s main campus in Springfield, Mass.

Code Red Consultants’ services included performing on-site life safety inspections for compliance with the 2012 Edition of NFPA 101, Life Safety Code for the entire main campus as well as the D’Amour Center for Cancer Care, Baystate Orthopedic Surgery Center, and Baystate Chestnut Surgery Center. Our firm also performed a documentation review in accordance with NFPA codes and standards for all fire protection and life safety inspection, testing, and maintenance requirements, and master life safety plans were developed and updated as a result of recent renovation and fit-out projects. The services Code Red Consultants provides are part of the consistent life safety compliance approach Baystate Health has developed system-wide to reduce risk and ensure compliance is continually maintained in their facilities.

Location

Springfield, Mass.

Size

1.8 million SF

Cost

N/A

Completion

N/A

Photography Credit

Baystate Health

Baystate Medical Center

Baystate Medical Center (BMC) is a 716-bed academic medical center and a training site for the University of Massachusetts Medical School. BMC is the regional hospital for Baystate Health, a not-for-profit, integrated health care system serving more than 800,000 people throughout western New England. Baystate Health turned to Code Red Consultants to help maintain life safety compliance with the Joint Commission and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for BMC’s main campus in Springfield, Mass.

Code Red Consultants’ services included performing on-site life safety inspections for compliance with the 2012 Edition of NFPA 101, Life Safety Code for the entire main campus as well as the D’Amour Center for Cancer Care, Baystate Orthopedic Surgery Center, and Baystate Chestnut Surgery Center. Our firm also performed a documentation review in accordance with NFPA codes and standards for all fire protection and life safety inspection, testing, and maintenance requirements, and master life safety plans were developed and updated as a result of recent renovation and fit-out projects. The services Code Red Consultants provides are part of the consistent life safety compliance approach Baystate Health has developed system-wide to reduce risk and ensure compliance is continually maintained in their facilities.

Baystate Children’s Hospital Pediatric Procedure Unit and Sadowsky Center for Children

Baystate Children’s Hospital (BCH), a 110-bed and 57-bassinette hospital located within Baystate Medical Center, is the only accredited full-service children’s hospital in western Massachusetts and provides primary and advanced medical care to babies, children, and adolescents and their families.

For BCH’s new 15,000 SF pediatric procedure and infusion suite at Baystate Medical Center, Code Red Consultants served as the code consultants to Steffian Bradley Architects during project design. Code Red Consultants was responsible for preparing the code compliance approach and life safety drawings for the project. During construction, the firm worked for Baystate Medical Center as third-party inspector to review the construction of the project for compliance with the Massachusetts State Building Code and NFPA 101, the Life Safety Code. These inspections included detailed reviews of the construction of fire-rated walls, firestopping, fire doors, and the means of egress serving the newly constructed space.

Location

Springfield, Mass.

Size

15,000 SF

Cost

N/A

Completion

2017

Photography Credit

Bruce T. Martin Photography

Baystate Children’s Hospital Pediatric Procedure Unit and Sadowsky Center for Children

Baystate Children’s Hospital (BCH), a 110-bed and 57-bassinette hospital located within Baystate Medical Center, is the only accredited full-service children’s hospital in western Massachusetts and provides primary and advanced medical care to babies, children, and adolescents and their families.

For BCH’s new 15,000 SF pediatric procedure and infusion suite at Baystate Medical Center, Code Red Consultants served as the code consultants to Steffian Bradley Architects during project design. Code Red Consultants was responsible for preparing the code compliance approach and life safety drawings for the project. During construction, the firm worked for Baystate Medical Center as third-party inspector to review the construction of the project for compliance with the Massachusetts State Building Code and NFPA 101, the Life Safety Code. These inspections included detailed reviews of the construction of fire-rated walls, firestopping, fire doors, and the means of egress serving the newly constructed space.