Lessons Learned Program - Lesson: Access to Loading Dock
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12300 Twinbrook Pky-Suite 600C
Rockville, MD 20852
Keyword: Access to Loading Dock
At the Takopid Health Center, access to central stores, boiler room and the maintenance section do not have direct access from the exterior. This is undesirable since it add much heavy cart traffic to corridors.
should be avoided. Supplies are difficult to receive and the maintenance section including boiler room operations remain intermixed with other facility departments which
is not ideal.
Future facilities should follow these basic guidelines and adjacies when developing designs. Central supply should be adjacent to the loading dock. The boiler room must be
located on a detached or semi-detached building.
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