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007.05.10-55. Physical Facilities, Laboratory Services.

AR ADC 007.05.10-55Arkansas Administrative Code

West's Arkansas Administrative Code
Title 007. Department of Health
Division 05. Health Facility Services
Rule 10. Rules for Critical Access Hospitals in Arkansas (Refs & Annos)
Ark. Admin. Code 007.05.10-55
007.05.10-55. Physical Facilities, Laboratory Services.
A. Facilities necessary for providing laboratory services described in the narrative program shall be provided. The laboratory shall be constructed, arranged and maintained to ensure adequate space, ventilation and utilities necessary for conducting all phases required of testing in accordance with current CLIA regulations refer to Section 19.
B. Specimen collection facilities shall be provided. These facilities may be located outside the laboratory suite. The blood collection area shall have a work counter, space for patient seating, and handwashing facilities. Urine and feces collection room(s) shall be equipped with a water closet and a lavatory.
C. Provisions shall be made for safety from physical, chemical and biological hazards. There shall be eye flushing devices, appropriate storage of flammable liquids, emergency spill kit(s) and fire extinguishers as required by NFPA 99.
E. Locker and toilet facilities for laboratory staff shall be located convenient to the laboratory area.


Amended Jan. 1, 2016.
<Statutory authority: Promulgated under the Authority of Ark. Code Ann. ยง 20-7-123, 20-9-201 et seq.>
Current with amendments received through May 15, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credit for details.
Ark. Admin. Code 007.05.10-55, AR ADC 007.05.10-55
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