Section .1200 ‑ Functional Safety

Link to law: 10a - health and human services/chapter 13 - nc medical care commission/subchapter c/10a ncac 13c .1201.html
Published: 2015

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10A NCAC 13c .1201       GENERAL

(a)  The governing authority shall develop written policies

and procedures designed to enhance safety within the facility and on its

grounds and minimize hazards to patients, staff and visitors.

(b)  The policies and procedures shall include establishment

of the following:

(1)           safety rules and practices pertaining to

personnel, equipment, gases, liquids, drugs;

(2)           provisions for reporting and the

investigation of accidental events regarding patients, visitors and personnel

(incidents) and corrective action taken;

(3)           provision for dissemination of safety‑related

information to employees and users of the facility; and

(4)           provision for syringe and needle storage,

handling and disposal.

(c)  Smoking shall be permitted only in designated areas

which shall not include patient care and treatment areas.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E‑149;

Eff. October 14, 1978;

Amended Eff. December

24, 1979.