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What related actions are included in the user level of maintenance and who is responsible?
Related actions include proper operation and use, daily inspections, cleaning, simple lubrication and minor exterior repairs and operational adjustments. Equipment operator is responsible.
In the dental clinic environment, who is specifically responsible for user maintenance?
The dental assistant.
What responsibility does the user have regarding equipment malfunctions?
Reporting equipment malfunctions to dental logistics.
How can biomedical equipment repair technicians assist in user maintenance?
Help identify duties of user maintenance and provide literature and in-service training if needed.
When do biomedical equipment support personnel provide operator training?
When there are occurrences of operator error and improper use of equipment, in-service training is provided.As part of departmental in-service training to prevent occurences of operator error and improper use of equipment which can lead to the injury or death of a patient or staff member.
What should operator training include, at a minimum?
(a) Proper operation including features unique to the paticular manufacture or model of equipment.
(b) Safety precautions for operators and patients
(c) User preventative maintenance, cleanliness, and operational verification procedures.
(d) Recognition and correction of common operational problems.
(e) Proper reporting procedures for maintenance requests.
What may indicate that operator training is necessary?
Frequent requests for repair service resulting from operator error or inadequate user maintenance.
What related actions are included in the organizational maintenance level and who is responsible?
Related actions include inspecting, servicing, lubricating, adjusting, repairing, calibrating, modifying, and replacing parts or assemblies and subassemblies.A trained BMET is responsible since he or she has tools and test equipment not available to the equipment operator.
When may someone other than a BMET perform organizational maintenance?
Only under the direct supervision of a fully qualified BMET.
What related actions are included in the intermediate maintenance level and who is responsible?
Related actions include support to orginizational maintenance activities and maintenance actions which due to the complexity of the job,require spcial skills, tools, or equipment not available at the originazational level. Medical equipment repair centers are responsible in support of multiple using orginizations.
What level of maintenace does the calibratition of dental x-ray equipment require?
Intermediate.
What related actions are included in the depot maintenance level and who is responsible?
Related actions include actions normally limited to major repairs, overhauls, rebuilds of components and subassemblies, and manufacture of parts. Army depots and contract maintenance are responisible in support of orginizational and intermediate maintenance activities.
What level of maintenance is required for the repair of x-ray tubes and handpieces?
Depot.