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Part 1, Chapter 9:  Manual Appendix 1-9-B

Standards and Codes

  1. STANDARDS AND CODES.

    Standards, guidelines, and codes important in OSH include, but are not limited to:

    1. Applicable National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Codes.  The more important ones are:
    2. NFPA - 99 STANDARD FOR HEALTH CARE FACILITIES
      NFPA - 101 LIFE SAFETY CODE
      NFPA - 70 NATIONAL ELECTRIC CODE

    3. Applicable Nuclear Regulatory Commission Standards
    4. Applicable Occupational Safety and Health Act provisions 29 CFR Part 1910, 1926 and 1960
    5. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Guidelines for Health Care Workers, 1988
    6. Applicable Standards of the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
    7. Applicable Regulations and Guidance from the FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)
    8. Uniform Building Code
    9. Applicable IHS infection control or safety policies
    10. National Standard Plumbing Code
    11. Applicable EPA regulations
    12. Boiler Construction Code of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
    13. The IHM, Part 3, Chapter 21, "Medical Imaging Program"
    14. American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Values (TLVs)
    15. Applicable Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Injury Compensation Program references of HHS
      Instruction 810-1):

      1. 5 USC 8101, et seq.
      2. 20 CFR 10.1 through 10.624
      3. The IHM Part 1, Chapter 8, "Managing the Workers' Compensation Program"


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