09 NCAC 06C .0214          TESTING

(a)  Tests and inspections of all systems necessary for receiving 911 calls and completing the call taking process shall be made at the intervals specified in a PSAP standard operating procedures conforming to Rules .0207, .0209, and .0210 of this Section.

(b)  All equipment shall be restored to operating condition after each test or 911 call for which the equipment functioned.

(c)  When tests detect failure or poor performance anywhere on the system, the PSAP shall take appropriate steps to repair or isolate the failure or poor performance and notify the person(s) responsible for repair or maintenance.

(d)  All new equipment shall be tested in accordance with the manufacturers' specifications and accepted PSAP practices before being placed in service.  PSAPs shall provide equipment operation manuals for operations and testing procedures to PSAP personnel.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 62A-42;

Eff. July 1, 2016.