Brad Keyes, CHSP

Owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, LLC

Brad Keyes, CHSP

Owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, LLC

Biography

Brad Keyes, CHSP

Owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, LLC

As owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, LLC, current advisor to Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) and former Joint Commission LS surveyor, Brad guides clients through organizational assessment; management training; ongoing coaching of task groups; and extensive one-on-one coaching of facility leaders.

Brad’s clients have included insurance underwriter groups, hospitals, ambulatory care centers, physician practice groups, and large integrated systems across the country. He analyzes and develops leadership effectiveness and efficiency in work processes, focusing on assessing an organization’s preparedness for survey, evaluating processes in achieving preparedness, and guiding organizations toward compliance.

As a regular presenter at national seminars, regional conferences, and audio conferences, Brad teaches the Life Safety Boot Camp series to various groups and organizations. He is the author or coauthor of the following HCPro books: Analyzing the Life Safety Survey (2011); Chapter Leaders Guide to Life Safety (2011); Physical Environment Online: A Guide to the Joint Commission’s Safety Standards (2010), The Joint Commission Survey Coordinator’s Handbook, Tenth Edition (2009), and Life Safety Compliance Manual: A Guide to the Joint Commission Standards (2008).

Brad has also authored a variety of articles in numerous publications addressing features of life safety and fire protection, as well as white papers and articles on the Building Maintenance Program. Currently serving as the senior editor of the monthly HCPro newsletter Healthcare Life Safety Compliance gives Brad further insight to the industry’s trends and best practices.

Having worked as a consultant to the healthcare industry for more than five years, and in the facilities management side of healthcare for more than 30 years, Brad was most recently employed as safety officer at a large Midwest hospital. Serving as one of the original Life Safety Code® specialist surveyors for The Joint Commission, Brad has more than three years of experience in hospital accreditation surveys. He currently is an advisor on all issues of Life Safety to the American Osteopathic Association, Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) and is certified as a Healthcare Safety Professional by the Board of Certified Healthcare Safety Management.

Armed with decades of varied experience, resourcefulness and the drive to teach, Brad continues to be focused on successfully engaging with Compliance One Group’s national clientele as together they “design with compliance in mind.”