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Element of Performance

Define time frames for inspecting, testing, and maintaining critical components of piped medical gas and vacuum systems, waste anesthetic gas disposal, and support gas systems on the inventory list.
Include at least all source subsystems, control valves, alarms, manufactured assemblies containing patient gases, and inlets and outlets on the inventory of critical components.
Document activities, dates, and results.
Verify that persons maintaining the systems are qualified by training and certification to the requirements of the American Society of Sanitary Engineers 6030 or 6040.

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Identified Risk


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