Is anybody aware about these Life Safety Codes for dialysis buildings. Something the state has mentioned that will be implemented in the near future. I have tried to Google this info but no luck. Anyone have a copy or have a link on were to get them. One thing in specific is the requirement of a generator? I wanted to know for what? The entire building or just equipment? is this in-case of a disaster or just power outages?
Only a very few states require back up generators. If other clinics around you do not have them, more than likely you have a codes person mis-reading the codes and lumping us in with hospitals that supply back up power to life support systems. I am pretty sure that Massachusetts, Maine, and Connecticut require generators. There may be others but not many. Dialysis machines are required to have a system where you can return the blood in case of a power loss. So unless you live in a state that requires it or are on a well known unstable power grid, it would be hard to justify a $80,000 to $250,000 generator.