10A NCAC 13B .5104 ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
The facility shall require that environmental services (housekeeping) provide the following:
(1) 24 hour a day availability of personnel or supplies and equipment for the cleaning of patient rooms, patient care equipment, and the cleaning of spills;
(2) a routine cleaning schedule for all areas of the facility to assist in the prevention and spread of disease; and
(3) removal and appropriate disposal of waste materials including biologicals.
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.