Who We Are

PRA has been a valuable Life Safety Code Service for Health Care Facilities since 1992. PRA’s Founder, Thomas Peters, was the original Pennsylvania State Fire Authority for Health Care Facilities and has worked in the Codes Compliance industry for over 45 years. Michael Peters holds a degree in Industrial Risk Management, Fire Science Engineering and has over 25 years’ experience working in the field. The combined experience of a former State AHJ, PRA working extensively with the State Fire Authorities and CMS, and our Company’s 25 years of Life Safety Code compliance gives the experience that you are looking to obtain. We invite you to put our knowledge and experience to work for you in meeting the demands of code compliance.
Peters Rice Associates is a Life Safety Code consulting firm dedicated to navigating Healthcare facilities through all stages of code compliance, from planning and construction to on going compliance with The Joint Commission and State and Federal AHJ requirements.

Our Services


Pre Joint Comission eSOC and Building Evaluation

Fire Safety Evaluation System (FSES)

Annual Life Safety Assessment (TJC)

Life Safety Assessment (Other than TJC)

Input and Update eSOC Information

State Deficiency List

Fire Rated Barrier Identification and Compliance

Fire Rated Penetration

Suite Location and Compliance

Means of Egress Evaluation

Hazardous Area Identification and Compliance

Fire Door Identification Survey and ID Tracking

Follow Up Evaluation

Life Safety Training

CMS and TJC Evaluation

Life Safety Drawings and Fieldwork Assistance

Plan Approval

Pre Investment Property Acquisition Evaluation

Facility Assistance During Adverse AHJ Actions

Expert Witness Testimony

Contact Us

P.O. Box 5558 Harrisburg, Pa 17110-0558 || 717.232.7858 || 717.574.9092