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WAC 260-20-030

Fire prevention.

(1) A racing association will develop and implement a program for fire prevention on association grounds. An association will instruct employees working on association grounds of the procedures for fire prevention. The racing association must retain inspection reports for three years and upon request make them available to the commission, or designee.
(2) No person may:
(a) Smoke in stalls, feed rooms, dormitory rooms, stable offices, or under shed rows;
(b) Tamper with a fire protection, prevention or suppression system or device;
(c) Burn open fires or oil and gas lamps in the stable area;
(d) Leave unattended any electrical appliance that is plugged in to an electrical outlet;
(e) Permit horses to come within reach of electrical outlets or cords;
(f) Store flammable materials such as cleaning fluids or solvents in the stable area; or
(g) Lock a stall that is occupied by a horse.
(3) A racing association must post a notice in the stable area that lists the prohibitions outlined above.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.16.020 and 67.16.040. WSR 07-11-115, § 260-20-030, filed 5/18/07, effective 6/18/07; WSR 80-01-033 (Order 79-05), § 260-20-030, filed 12/17/79; Rules of racing, § 26, filed 4/21/61.]
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