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PDFWAC 110-145-1560

What toilet and bathing facilities are required?

(1) You must meet the following requirements for toilets, sinks, and bathing facilities:
(a) Provide toilets, urinals, and hand-washing sinks appropriate to the height for the children served, or have a safe and easily cleaned step stool or platform that is water-resistant;
(b) Provide soap and clean towels, disposable towels or other approved hand-drying devices to the children in your care;
(c) Provide adequate grab-bars or nonskid pads convenient for children;
(d) Provide appropriate toilet training equipment for children. You must regularly maintain this equipment and keep it in sanitary condition. You must place toilet training equipment on washable, water-resistant surfaces and disinfect toilet training equipment after each child's use.
(2) If you care for children under the age of six, or children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, you must monitor the use of bathtub, shower, or other bathing facilities while in use.
(3) If you operate a group care facility for six or more children you must have a housekeeping sink or department of health approved method of drawing clean mop water and disposing of the wastewater.
[WSR 18-14-078, recodified as § 110-145-1560, filed 6/29/18, effective 7/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.010, 74.15.030, 74.15.040, 74.15.090, 74.13.031, 74.39A.056, 43.43.832. WSR 18-11-138, § 388-145-1560, filed 5/23/18, effective 6/23/18. Statutory Authority: Chapters 13.34 and 74.13 RCW, RCW 74.15.030(2), 74.15.311(2), 74.13.032, 13.04.011, 74.13.020, 13.34.030, 74.13.031, 13.34.145, 74.15.311, 74.15.030, and 2013 c 105. WSR 15-01-069, § 388-145-1560, filed 12/11/14, effective 1/11/15.]
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