Rodney McCulloh

Rodney McCulloh – Principal

mcculloh@rtmconsultants.com
Mr. McCulloh is the principal in charge of health care. He has performed life safety assessments (LSA), statements of condition (SOC), and fire safety evaluation system (FSES) surveys and analysis for private and public sector hospitals and nursing homes across the United States. He has also provided detailed code consulting and inspection of new hospitals as well as for major renovations and expansion projects to existing hospitals. This experience also includes negotiations with The Joint Commission (TJC) , the American Osteopathic Association Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) and the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) for facilities with unique certification problems.

Prior to co-founding RTM Consultants, Inc. in 1993, Mr. McCulloh was employed for five years with a fire protection and building code consulting firm. Mr. McCulloh was a senior associate in charge of the Indianapolis offices’ health care group. Previous to that Mr. McCulloh was employed with the Indiana Department of Fire and Building Services as a senior code review official. Primary responsibilities in this capacity were the review of design documents for compliance with state building and fire safety codes which often necessitated the use of other local, state and national codes. He has performed plan review for both the office of the State Fire Marshal and the office of the State Building Commissioner.

Additional responsibilities of Mr. McCulloh in the Department of Fire and Building Services included his participation in the development of certain building code courses for the Indiana Institute of Fire and Building Services as well as serving as an instructor for the institute. He has a broad base of experience with nationally recognized codes and standards published by ICC, ICBO, BOCAI, CABO, NFPA, ANSI, and others.

Previous experience also includes employment with the Indianapolis Division of Development Services as a building inspector. Primary responsibilities included the inspection, during all phases of construction, of structural, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing systems in both residential and commercial structures.

Mr. McCulloh attained certification as a plans examiner through the International Conference of Building Officials in 1984. He is also past president of the Indiana Fire Safety Association and is currently a member of the American Healthcare Association, The Indiana Society of Healthcare Engineers and the National Fire Protection Association.

Mr. McCulloh has also been a regular contributor to a code interpretation column which appears in the bi-monthly newsletter of the Indiana Society for Healthcare Engineering. He has also been published nationally in the Healthcare Fire Protection newsletter, a monthly publication of the Healthcare Fire Protection Resource Center.