We know Life Safety.

Our TEAM

We bring highly qualified manpower to the task of fire-stopping Healthcare Facilities. Our CHFM, CHC, CHSP-FSM trained Fire-stopping Technicians are fully accredited and have undergone comprehensive training including: OSHA Ladder Safety Training, NFPA 101 Chapters 18 (New Healthcare Occupancy) and Chapter 19 – Existing Healthcare Occupancy, Joint Commission Life Safety and Environment of Care requirements, Underwriters Laboratory (UL) Rated Systems for Hilti, STI and 3M Systems and International Firestop Council (IFC) Basic Fire-stopping, Fire-stopping Penetrations, Fire-stopping Construction Joints, Inspecting Fire-stopping.

Our Mission

To help create the safest environment possible in our nation’s hospitals. From assessment to remediation, we work with our clients towards this mutual goal.

Our RESULTS

We provide cost-effective solutions for Environment of Care and Life Safety concerns supported by education and training to help affect lasting improvements.

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For the duration of his career,

Safe Hospital Services founder Tom Zahorsky was asked by former bosses and associates to assess their facilities for Life Safety and Environment of Care compliance. Tom has over forty years direct experience in the management of the Physical Plant, Safety and Emergency Management programs in the hospital setting. Starting in 1974, turning wrenches at Normandy Osteopathic in St. Louis to being a Director of Facilities and Safety Officer at three progressively larger Texas facilities until 2005. Tom served The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (TJC) as a Life Safety Code® Specialist (2 years). He led Conroe Regional’s OSHA Voluntary Protection Program and achieved Star Worksite Status on initial audit. He has served as board member and then President of the Texas and Houston Hospital Engineer’s Associations and is a long-time member of ASHE. Tom founded Safe Hospital Services in 2009 to at the suggestion of a friend to support his colleagues with his Life Safety and EOC expertise and pursue his passion of making hospitals the safest they can be. SHS initially operated as request only as a side business but has evolved into a full service fire-stopping company due to the identified needs of his peers.

With over 100 fire-stop projects now completed SHS has arguably the best track record in the industry. It is not our desire to be the biggest fire-stopping and Hospital Life Safety consulting firm in the country, just the best. We work hard and go the extra mile to seal walls completely no matter how difficult that may be. Our staff works to assure a safe facility, thus assuring a compliant facility in the process.

Tom Zahorsky, CHFM, CHC, CHSP-FSM, Principal

Timothy Zahorsky, Project Manager   Timothy started with the company in 2009 and recently returned to SHS after a hiatus focused on expanding his new construction experience. He worked in fire stopping and water proofing for Alpha, then Hoar Construction to build #2 Waterway. With 11 years of experience, Tim brings a wealth of knowledge to the company. Serving as Project Manager for both new and existing construction, Tim will help assure a quality product in all areas of operation.

Timothy Zahorsky, Project Manager

Timothy started with the company in 2009 and recently returned to SHS after a hiatus focused on expanding his new construction experience. He worked in fire stopping and water proofing for Alpha, then Hoar Construction to build #2 Waterway. With 11 years of experience, Tim brings a wealth of knowledge to the company. Serving as Project Manager for both new and existing construction, Tim will help assure a quality product in all areas of operation.

Timothy ZahorskY, PROJECT MANAGER

Dymanique Garrett, Administrative Assistant

Dymanique Garrett, Administrative Assistant

Dymenique Garrett, Administrative Assistant

Ricky Orvaitt, Firestop Installer

Ricky Orvaitt, Firestop Installer

Ricky Ovaitt, Firestop installer

Gaby Milhoan, Marketing Associate

Gaby Milhoan, Marketing Associate

Gaby Milhoan, Marketing Associate

Meghan Nielsen, Director of Operations   Meghan joined SHS as Administrative Assistant and quickly proved herself to be extraordinary valuable. Meghan now runs the day-to-day team operations and oversees Quality Assurance. She demonstrates a strong interest in learning the entire process, is qualified to do Door Inspections and is actively learning The Life Safety code in detail so that she can be a comprehensive resource for our hospital clients.

Meghan Nielsen, Director of Operations

Meghan joined SHS as Administrative Assistant and quickly proved herself to be extraordinary valuable. Meghan now runs the day-to-day team operations and oversees Quality Assurance. She demonstrates a strong interest in learning the entire process, is qualified to do Door Inspections and is actively learning The Life Safety code in detail so that she can be a comprehensive resource for our hospital clients.

Meghan Nielsen, Operations Director

Alex Castaneda, Firestop Installer

Alex Castaneda, Firestop Installer

Alex Castaneda, Firestop Installer

Tristan Kelley, Firestop Installer

Tristan Kelley, Firestop Installer

Tristan Kelley, Firestop Installer

Bob Whitney, Superintendent   Bob has worked with SHS for seven years, within a proven track record in customer satisfaction. He is a great team leader who excels at keeping projects on time and under the client’s budget. He routinely optimizes processes and procedures and brings new ideas to the table for improved operational efficiency.

Bob Whitney, Superintendent

Bob has worked with SHS for seven years, within a proven track record in customer satisfaction. He is a great team leader who excels at keeping projects on time and under the client’s budget. He routinely optimizes processes and procedures and brings new ideas to the table for improved operational efficiency.

Bob WhitneY, Superintendent

Anna Forbes, Firestop Installer

Anna Forbes, Firestop Installer

Anna Forbes, Firestop Installer

Joshua Jones, Firestop Installer

Joshua Jones, Firestop Installer

Josh Jones, Firestop Installer