10A NCAC 13B .4905      TISSUE REMOVAL AND DISPOSAL

(a)  The medical staff shall establish and maintain written policies for pathological examination of tissue and specimens removed during surgery.

(b)  Pathological waste disposal shall comply with the rules Governing the Sanitation of Hospitals, Nursing and Rest Homes, Sanitariums, Sanatoriums, and Educational and Other Institutions, contained in 15A NCAC 18A .1300. Copies of 15A NCAC 18A .1300 may be obtained at no charge from the Environmental Health Services Section, Division of Environmental Health, N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, 1630 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1630.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-79;

Eff. January 1, 1996;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 22, 2017.