C of C General Information
This office is responsible for Fire & Life Safety Compliance for Health Care and Child Care Facilities. As well as Fire & Life Safety Inspections of Foster Care Facilities throughout the State of Nevada. We work closely with the Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance, Child Care Licensing and Department of Health and Human Services Division of Child & Family Services for Foster Care. In conjunction with these key partners we ensure all of these facilities are in compliance with all Federal, State and Local codes and laws for the citizens and visitors of the State of Nevada.
Basic Fire & Life Safety Items Required
The following lists are not all inclusive but may be used as a general guidelines. Specific requirements will be applied on a case by case basis. It should also be understood that these requirements satisfy the minimum fire and life safety requirements as adopted by the State of Nevada and that the Local Authority and State Division of Health may or may not impose stricter requirements as adopted by that jurisdiction. It is YOUR responsibility to contact the Local Authority and Health Agency to ensure you meet their requirements in all cases.
In all instances each an every facility regardless of type, size, occupancy type or number must have the following at a minimum:
After reviewing the minimum requirements that must be met by all facilities, next select the type of facility that you are interested in and follow the link for any additional requirements that must be met for that type of facility. There are different requirements depending on the occupancy load, type of facility, size, etc. Once again, these are not all encompassing lists, and each and every facility has it's own footprint that cannot be listed in each situation. These lists are meant to assist you in preparing and guide you through the process.
Health Care Facilities
This list is obtained from HCQC and is updated by that Office. If you have any questions on which category your facility falls under please contact HCQC.
Social Rehabilitation Facilities:
Alcohol and Drug Centers, Temporary Living Facilities (TLFs), Halfway Houses
Home for Individual Residential Care, Residential Facilities for Groups
Health Care Agencies:
Home Health Agency, Hospice Agency, Nursing Pool, Intermediary Service Organization, Agency to Provide Personal Care Services in the Home, Agency to Provide Nursing in the Home, Businesses that Provide Referrals to Residential Facility for Groups
Child Care Facilities
These include; Family Child Care, Group Child Care, Child Care Center, Preschool, Nursery for Infants and Toddlers, Child Care Institutions, Special Events that Have Child Care
Foster Care Facilities
These Include; Foster Homes with 10 or more Residents in total or residing in an Apartment building with more than one story