CA Health & Safety Code Section 129895


The office shall adopt by regulations seismic safety standards for hospital equipment anchorages, as defined by the office, to include, but not be limited to, architectural, mechanical, and electrical components, supports, and attachments. Those regulations shall include criteria for the testing of equipment anchorages.


Any fixed hospital equipment anchorages purchased or acquired on or after either the effective date of the regulations adopted pursuant to subdivision (a) shall not be used or installed in any hospital building unless the equipment anchorages are approved by the office.


Manufacturers, designers, or suppliers of equipment anchorages may submit data sufficient for the office to evaluate equipment anchorages’ seismic safety prior to the selection of equipment anchorages for any specific hospital building.


The office may charge a fee based on the actual costs incurred by it for data review, approvals, and field inspections pursuant to this section.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

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