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WAC 388-76-10865

Resident evacuation from adult family home.

(1) The adult family home must be able to evacuate all residents from the home to a safe location outside the home in five minutes or less.
(2) The home must ensure that residents who require assistance are able to evacuate the home as follows:
(a) Through the primary egress door;
(b) Via a path from the resident's bedroom that does not go through other bedrooms; and
(c) Without the resident having to use any of the following:
(i) Stairs;
(ii) Elevators;
(iii) Chairlift; or
(iv) Platform lift.
(3) Ramps for residents to enter, exit, or evacuate on homes licensed after November 1, 2016 must comply with WAC 51-51-0325.
(4) Homes that serve residents who are not able to hear the fire alarm warning must install visual fire alarms.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.128 RCW. WSR 16-20-095, § 388-76-10865, filed 10/4/16, effective 11/4/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and chapters 70.128 and 74.34 RCW. WSR 07-21-080, § 388-76-10865, filed 10/16/07, effective 1/1/08.]
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