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4716.0071 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.


The terms used in parts 4716.0070 to 4716.0072 have the meanings given them in this part and UPC sections 201.0 to 228.0 and UPC chapter 14 as incorporated by reference in part 4714.0050.

Subp. 2.


"Breaching" means opening any portion of the medical gas system to atmosphere.

Subp. 3.

Certified installer.

"Certified installer" means an individual who has met the requirements of ASSE Standard 6010 Medical Gas Systems Installers and the brazing qualification as defined in NFPA 99C, and is currently certified to this standard and qualification by National Inspection Testing Certification (NITC) or by a recognized third-party certification agency.

Subp. 4.


"Installation" means the process of putting in place the equipment and piping required for a medical gas system and making it ready for use.

Subp. 5.


"Maintenance" means performing work that is done regularly to keep the medical gas system and system components in good condition and working order. Maintenance does not mean replacing cylinders or filters, and work that does not breach the integrity of the medical gas piping system.

Subp. 6.

Recognized third-party certification agency.

"Recognized third-party certification agency" means an agency approved by the commissioner and conforming to ANSI/ISO/IEC Standard 17024 Conformity assessment - General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons, or equivalent.

Subp. 7.


"Repair" means breaching the medical gas system for the replacement of pipe, equipment, or other components and restoring the system to working order.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 326B.43; 326B.435; 326B.52


37 SR 5

Published Electronically:

July 11, 2017

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