| (VI) water supply systems, hot and cold.
(2) When a facility and other licensed health care
entities share one building, the building systems and equipment may
be shared in accordance with subsection (a)(5)(B) of this section,
or be provided separately. The shared systems and equipment shall
meet the requirements of this subchapter and be under the control
of the licensed health care entity.
(d) Facilities in buildings with non health care occupancies.
Before a facility is licensed in a building also containing occupancies
other than health care occupancies, all requirements of this chapter
and the following requirements shall be met.
(1) Construction. Construction of the building shall
conform to the requirements of NFPA 101, Chapter 18, and the facility
shall be in one identifiable location.
(A) The facility shall be in one identifiable location
and shall be separated (vertically and horizontally) with two-hour
fire rated noncombustible construction from the other non health care
occupancies and comply with the requirements of this chapter.
(B) Access to the facility shall be through a dedicated
facility lobby or from the building's main lobby. The building's main
lobby shall be part of the facility and shall comply with the requirements
of §134.122 of this title.
(C) The required means of egress from the facility
shall be independent of and shall not traverse through the other
(2) Services and amenities. Services and amenities
shall be provided exclusively for the facility in accordance with
subchapters C, F, and G of this title (relating to Operational Requirements,
Fire Prevention and Safety Requirements, and Physical Plant and Construction
Requirements, respectively). Required services and amenities shall
not be shared with the other occupancies.
(3) Building equipment and amenities. The equipment
and amenities shall be provided for the exclusive use of a facility
in accordance with this subchapter.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §510.125 adopted to be effective January 1, 2004, 28 TexReg 5154; transferred effective June 1, 2019, as published in the Texas Register May 17, 2019, 44 TexReg 2469