"The hospital has a library of information regarding inspection, testing, and
maintenance of its equipment and systems.
Note: This library includes manuals, procedures provided by manufacturers,
technical bulletins, and other information."
10.5.3 Servicing and Maintenance of Equipment
10.5.3.1 The manufacturer of the appliance shall furnish documents containing at least a technical description, instructions for use, and a means of contacting the manufacturer.
10.5.3.2 The documents specified in 10.5.3.1 shall include the following, where applicable:
10.5.6 Record keeping – Patient Care Appliances
10.5.6.1 Instruction Manuals
10.5.6.1.1 Instruction and maintenance manuals shall be accessible to the group responsible for the maintenance of the appliance
10.5.6.1.2 Instruction and user maintenance manuals shall be accessible to the user
10.5.6.1.3 Any safety labels and condensed operating instructions on an appliance shall be maintained in legible condition.
10.5.6.2.1 A record shall be maintained of the tests required by this chapter and associated repairs or modifications.
10.5.6.2.2 At a minimum, the record shall contain all of the following:
10.5.6.3 Records Retention. The records shall be maintained and kept for a period of time in accordance with a health care facility’s record retention policy.