Best Practice Guidance for Healthcare Engineering

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The Stationery Office, Dec 11, 2006 - Medical - 70 pages
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This publication contains guidance on the standards and principles applicable to all health technical memoranda in this series in relation to the management of engineering and technical service provision in the NHS and other healthcare facilities. It seeks to ensure that everyone concerned with the management, design, procurement and use of the healthcare facility understands the requirements of the specialist, critical building and engineering technology involved, in order to provide effective and reliable systems and a safe and caring environment for patient care. It is divided into nine chapters and topics covered include: an overview of the Health technical memoranda (HTM) series; statutory and legislative requirements; appropriate professional and technical support; operational policies; emergency preparedness; staff training; design and access availability.
 

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Contents

Engineering services 24
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Further documents which are under consideration
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Summary ol key legislation 27
7
Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 LOLER 34 as Appliances Safety Regulations 1995
8
Operational policy
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Maintenance
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Part A Structural safety Part B Fire safety
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Site preparation and damp proofing Part f Toxic substances Part E Soundproofing Pan F Ventilation Part I Hygiene Pan H Drainage and waste dispos...
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Environmental Protection Act 1990
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Controlled Waste Regulations 1992
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Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive 2002
42
Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 IRR99
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