10A NCAC 13K .1209       HOSPICE INPATIENT REQUIREMENTS FOR GENERAL ELECTRICAL

(a)  All main water supply shut off valves in the sprinkler system must be electronically supervised so that if any valve is closed an alarm will sound at a continuously manned central station.

(b)  No two adjacent emergency lighting fixtures shall be on the same circuit.

(c)  Receptacles in bathrooms must have ground fault protection.

(d)  Each patient bed location must be provided with a minimum of four single or two duplex receptacles.

(e)  Each patient bed location must be supplied by at least two branch circuits.

(f)  The fire alarm system must be installed to transmit an alarm automatically to the fire department that is, legally committed to serve the area in which the facility is located, by the direct and reliable method approved by local ordinances.

(g)  In patient areas, fire alarms shall be gongs or chimes rather than horns or bells.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E‑202;

Eff. June 1, 1991.