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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 99-362


Application of Titusville Area Hospital for Exception to 28 Pa. Code § 153.1(b)

[29 Pa.B. 1274]

   Under 28 Pa. Code § 51.33 (relating to requests for exceptions), the Department of Health (Department) gives notice that Titusville Area Hospital has requested an exception to the requirements of 28 Pa. Code § 153.1(b) which require compliance with the standards contained in the following publication: Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospital and Healthcare Facilities. Titusville specifically requests exemption from the following standards contained in this publication:

   7.8.A2.(b)18--The hospital is proposing to use all single bed rooms on the unit and is requesting permission to omit the examination/treatment room.

   7.8.A2(b)(4)--The hospital is requesting permission to continue using a toilet room for the staff located in the staff changing area and a staff toilet next to the education center rather than having a staff toilet on the unit.

   7.8.A2(b)9--The hospital is requesting permission to be exempt from having a clean workroom or supply room.

   7.8A2(b)(10)--The hospital is requesting permission to be exempt from having a soiled workroom or soiled holding room for the exclusive use of the obstetrical suite.

   The request is on file with the Department. Persons may receive a copy of the request for exception by requesting a copy from the Division of Acute and Ambulatory Care, Department of Health, Room 532 Health and Welfare Building, Harrisburg, PA 17120, telephone: (717) 783-8980, fax: (717) 772-2163, e-mail address: LVIA@HEALTH.STATE.PA.US.

   Those persons who wish to comment on this exception request may do so by sending a letter by mail, e-mail or facsimile to the Division and address listed.

   Comments received by the Department within 10 days after the date of publication of this notice will be reviewed by the Department before it decides whether to approve or disapprove the request for exception.

   Persons with a disability who wish to obtain a copy of the request and/or provide comments to the Department and require an auxiliary aide service or other accommodation to do so, should contact Director, Division of Acute and Ambulatory Care at (717) 783-8980, V/TT: (717) 783-6514 for Speech and/or Hearing Impaired Persons or the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 {TT}.

Acting Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 99-362. Filed for public inspection March 5, 1999, 9:00 a.m.]

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