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Specialized storage spaces shall include the following:
1224.23.2.1 Linen
Provide separate and enclosed facilities for clean and soiled linen in each nursing unit. The clean linen storage space shall have a minimum area of 10 square feet (0.93 m2) and may be within the clean utility room. The soiled linen collection space shall have an area of no less than 10 square feet (0.93 m2), except where linen chutes are provided, and may be within the soiled utility room.
1224.23.2.2 Supply
One supply storage space having a minimum area of 15 square feet (1.39 m2) shall be provided in each nursing unit. Supply storage may be within the clean utility room used only as part of a system for distributing clean and sterile supplies.
1224.23.2.3 Wheelchairs
A room or space shall be provided in each nursing unit for wheelchairs and gurneys. The wheelchair and gurney space shall have a minimum area of 15 square feet (1.39 m2).
1224.23.2.4
Sterile and unsterile supplies shall be stored separately.
1224.23.2.5
Food storage shall be as described in Section 1224.20.

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