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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 410. Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia

12VAC5-410-655. Additional building regulations and standards.

A. The use of an incinerator shall require permitting from the nearest regional permitting office for the Department of Environmental Quality.

B. Water shall be obtained from an approved water supply system. Hospitals shall be connected to sewage systems approved by the Department of Health or the Department of Environmental Quality.

C. Each hospital shall establish a monitoring program for the internal enforcement of all applicable fire and safety laws and regulations.

D. All radiological machines shall be registered with the Office of Radiological Health of the Virginia Department of Health. Installation, calibration and testing of machines and storage facilities shall comply with 12VAC5-480.

E. A hospital's food services operation shall comply with 12VAC5-421.

F. Hospital pharmacy services shall comply with Chapter 33 (§ 54.1-3300 et seq.) of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia and 18VAC110-20.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-127 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 8, eff. January 25, 2006.

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