410 IAC 26-17-4 - Maintenance of equipment

Authority: IC 16-21-1-7; IC 16-21-2-2.5

Affected: IC 16-21-1; IC 16-21-2

Sec. 4.

All patient care equipment must be in good working order and regularly serviced and maintained as follows:

(1) All patient care equipment must be on a documented maintenance schedule of appropriate frequency in accordance with one (1) of the following:
(A) Acceptable standards of practice.
(B) The manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule.
(2) There must be evidence of preventive maintenance on all patient care equipment.
(3) Appropriate records must be:
(A) kept pertaining to:
(i) equipment maintenance;
(ii) repairs; and
(iii) electrical current leakage checks; and
(B) analyzed at least triennially.
(4) Defibrillators must be discharged at least in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations, and a discharge log with initialed entries must be maintained.


410 IAC 26-17-4
Indiana State Department of Health; 410 IAC 26-17-4; filed May 11, 2006, 9:36 a.m.: 29 IR 3371; readopted filed Jul 12, 2012, 12:08 p.m.: 20120808-IR-410120196RFA Readopted filed 9/26/2018, 2:48 p.m.: 20181024-IR-410180328RFA

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