Nev. Admin. Code § 638.0625 - Safety and sanitation; radiological services; laboratories and prescription drugs
Current through August 4, 2021
NRS 453.375, 453.381, 454.213, 638.070, 638.132
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NAC 638.0625 Safety and sanitation; radiological services; laboratories and prescription drugs. (NRS 453.375, 453.381, 454.213, 638.070, 638.132)
1. A safe and sanitary environment must be maintained in each veterinary facility which:
(a) Protects the health of the animals and minimizes the possibility of the transmission of infection;
(b) Includes the proper routine disposal of waste materials and proper sterilization or sanitation of all equipment used in diagnosis, treatment or surgery;
(c) Meets the requirements of local and state fire prevention codes;
(d) Ensures the maintenance of a proper temperature and ventilation of the veterinary facility for the comfort of all animals;
(e) Includes sanitary methods for the disposal of deceased animals; and
(f) Includes a freezer to be used when an owner has not given permission for the disposal of a carcass.
2. The veterinary facility must have the capacity to perform an adequate diagnostic radiological series, in the veterinary facility or through another commercial facility. Radiological procedures must be in accordance with standards for the protection of the public health. Laboratories and prescription drugs must be available in the veterinary facility or through another commercial facility.
(Added to NAC by Bd. of Veterinary Med. Exam’rs, eff. 3-19-86; A 7-7-94; R075-06, 11-13-2006; R116-10, 12-30-2011, eff. 1-1-2012)