Application of Pittsburgh Specialty Hospital for Exception
[32 Pa.B. 2541]
Under 28 Pa. Code § 51.33 (relating to requests for exceptions), the Department of Health (Department) hereby gives notice that Pittsburgh Specialty Hospital has requested an exception to the requirements of 28 Pa. Code § 571.1 (relating to minimum standards), which requires compliance with minimum standards contained in the following publication: Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospital and Healthcare Facilities. The facility specifically requests exemption from the following standards contained in this publication: 9.5.D1 (relating to covered entrances for pickup of patients after surgery), 9.5.F2.d (relating to minimum size of Class C operating rooms) and 9.5.H2.a(3) (relating to details and finishes on ceilings in restricted areas).
These requests are on file with the Department. Persons may receive a copy of a request for exception by requesting a copy from Department of Health, Division of Acute and Ambulatory Care, Room 532, Health and Welfare Building, Harrisburg, PA 17120, (717) 783-8980, fax: (717) 772-2163, e-mail address: DH, PAExcept.
The facility is requesting a waiver of the comment period, as set forth in 28 Pa. Code § 51.33(c).
Persons with a disability who wish to obtain a copy of a request and/or provide comments to the Department and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to do so, should contact Director, Division of Acute and Ambulatory Care at (717) 783-8980, V/TT: (717) 783-6154 for Speech and/or Hearing Impaired Persons or the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 (TT).
ROBERT S. ZIMMERMAN, Jr.,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 02-900. Filed for public inspection May 17, 2002, 9:00 a.m.]
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