A medical gas pipeline system (MGPS) is installed to provide a safe, convenient and cost-effective system for the provision of medical gases to clinical and nursing staff at the point-of-use. It reduces the problems associated with the use of gas cylinders, such as safety, storage and noise. This health technical memoranda is divided into two parts; part A (ISBN 0113227426) focuses on issues involved in the design and installation, validation and verification (testing and commissioning) of an MGPS. This document covers operational management issues, including: operational policy and procedures, and the permit-to-work system; training and communication; cylinder management; general safety; and maintenance.10.77 For each area visited, the work record should be signed by the departmental representative (for example manager, nursing officer or clinician, ... An example of 73 10 Maintenance Planned preventive maintenance (PPM) schedules.
|Title||:||Medical Gas Pipeline Systems|
|Author||:||Department of Health: Estates and Facilities Division|
|Publisher||:||The Stationery Office - 2006-07-31|