125-volt for battery recharging will be provided in designated areas. Should
battery operated units not be used as determined by the Using Service, each
nursing unit corridor will be provided with 60-ampere, 250-volt, 2-pole, 3-
wire, single phase, twist lock, grounding type flush mounted receptacle.
Mobile X-ray unit loads will not be included in demand load.
Receptacles will be provided as follows.
GENERAL PURPOSE RECEPTACLES. General purpose multi-outlet branch
circuits will be rated 20-amps with convenience straight blade type
receptacles rated 20-ampere, 125-volt, 2-pole, 3-wire, grounded type. All
other receptacles including those dedicated to medical equipment will not be
of less than 20-ampere rating. Receptacles will normally be straight blade
Provide a minimum of one general purpose 20-amp, 125 volt duplex receptacle
outlet per wall in each room. In rooms where walls exceed 3 meters, provide an
additional duplex outlet for each additional 3 meter of wall space fraction
there of. Receptacle spacing shall not exceed 3.5 meters. The general purpose
receptacles are in addition to the special purpose and dedicated outlets for
special equipment. Do not provide receptacles in public toilets, staff
toilets outside of the command areas and janitor closets.
HOSPITAL GRADE RECEPTACLES. Hospital grade receptacles will only
be provided where required by NFPA-70 and as defined below. Final design
electrical drawings will indicate "Hospital Grade" (HG) receptacles in the
following locations Provide Specifications Grade Heavy Duty receptacles in all
General care patient bed locations.
Critical care patient bed locations.
Any location where a patient bed or patient care service console
Cystoscopy (in Operating rooms and Clinics).
Cardiac Catheterization Lab.
Angiography / Special Procedures.
CT Scanning Room.
MRI Scanning Room.
Emergency Trauma Rooms.
Pulmonary / Respiratory Therapy.
DUPLEX RECEPTACLES. Not less than one duplex receptacle will be
provided in each wall of all rooms and interior areas, except closets, scrub
rooms, toilets and similar spaces. Electrical closets will be furnished with
not less than one duplex receptacle from a dedicated 20 ampere, 125 volt
branch circuit. Communication closets will be furnished with 20 ampere, 125
volt duplex receptacles on each wall and power will be supplied by two
dedicated 20 ampere branch circuits on the same phase. (Additional
communication closet criteria can be found in Section 11.). One duplex
receptacle will be provided per every 3 linear feet of casework in nurse's
stations, subnurse's stations, reception counters, and control counters. Each
administration type desk location will be provided with two duplex
receptacles. Each data workstation will be provided with an additional
identified duplex outlet. Each data outlet device plate will be marked "data
power" with a steel stamp or silk screened 1/4 inch high letters.Circuits for