Section 712-1.23 - Central stores

712-1.23 Central stores. The central storage area shall have a total area of not less than ten square feet per bed. Total area requirements shall be determined by the hospital's storage requirements.

(a) Accessibility to delivery areas should be independent of routes at traffic for patients, staff and visitors. Accessibility to such areas shall not be through the lobby or patient areas.
(b) Adequate space for receiving and delivery, scales, storage facilities, clerical, and file space in the receiving area shall be provided.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Doc Status: 
Complete