PDFRCW 74.42.260

Drug storage, security, inventory.

(1) The facility shall store drugs under proper conditions of sanitation, temperature, light, moisture, ventilation, segregation, and security. Poisons, drugs used externally, and drugs taken internally shall be stored on separate shelves or in separate cabinets at all locations. When medication is stored in a refrigerator containing other items, the medication shall be kept in a separate compartment with proper security. All drugs shall be kept under lock and key unless an authorized individual is in attendance.
(2) The facility shall meet the drug security requirements of federal and state laws that apply to storerooms, pharmacies, and living units.
(3) If there is a drug storeroom separate from the pharmacy, the facility shall keep a perpetual inventory of receipts and issues of all drugs from that storeroom.
[ 1979 ex.s. c 211 s 26.]