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007.05.10-57. Physical Facilities, Morgue and Necropsy.

AR ADC 007.05.10-57Arkansas 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 007.05.10-57
007.05.10-57. Physical Facilities, Morgue and Necropsy.
These facilities shall be directly accessible to an outside entrance and shall be located to avoid movement of bodies through public areas. The following elements shall be provided when autopsies are performed within the hospital:
A. Refrigerated facilities for body-holding;
B. Autopsy Room. This room shall contain:
1. Work counter with sink equipped for handwashing;
2. Storage space for supplies, equipment, and specimens;
3. Autopsy table;
4. A deep sink for washing of specimens;
5. A housekeeping service sink or receptor for cleanup and housekeeping.
NOTE: If autopsies are performed outside the facility, only a well ventilated, temperature-controlled, body-holding room need be provided.


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 007.05.10-57, AR ADC 007.05.10-57
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