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Medical Gas Pipeline Systems (SHTM 2022 and SHTM 02-01 ARCHIVED)

Published on 01 June 2012

From: Health Facilities Scotland

(Archived) SHTM 02-01 Parts A and B: Medical gas pipeline systems design, installation, validation, verification and operation.



This series covers piped medical gases, medical and surgical air, and medical vacuum installations. It applies to all medical gas pipeline systems installed in healthcare premises and anaesthetic gas scavenging disposal systems.

  • Part A: design, installation, validation and verification
  • Part B: operational management

SHTM 02 supersedes all previous versions of SHTM 2022. Where SHTM 2022 has been used as the contractual document within current projects, SHTM 2022 would be applicable.

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