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PDFWAC 296-150V-0020

What definitions apply to this chapter?

"Alteration" is the replacement, addition, modification, or removal of any equipment or installation that affects the construction for concentrated floor loads, fire and life safety, or the plumbing, mechanical, and electrical systems of a conversion vendor unit or medical unit.
The following are not considered alterations:
• Repairs with approved parts;
• Modifications of a fuel-burning appliance according to the listing agency's specifications; or
• Adjustment and maintenance of equipment.
"Approved" is approved by the department of labor and industries.
"Consumer" is a person or organization, excluding a manufacturer or dealer of conversion vendor units or medical units, who buys or leases a conversion vendor unit or medical unit.
"Conversion vendor unit"or "Conversion vending unit" means a motor vehicle or other structure that has been converted or built for the purpose of being used for commercial sales at temporary locations. The units must be 8 feet 6 inches or less in width (exterior floor measurement) in the set-up position, and the inside working area must be less than 40 feet in length (interior floor measurement). Conversion vendor units:
• Are transported in only one section;
• Are designed for highway use;
• Are temporarily occupied for distribution of items, e.g., food;
• Are built on a permanent chassis; and
• Include at least one of the following systems: Plumbing, mechanical or 120 and/or 240 volt electrical.
The conversion vendor unit may not include a dining area.
"Damaged in transit" means damage that affects the integrity of a concentrated floor load design or any of the systems.
"Dealer" is a person, company, or corporation whose business is leasing, selling, offering for lease or sale, buying, or trading conversion vendor units, or medical units.
"Department" is the department of labor and industries. The department may be referred to as "we" or "us" in this chapter. Note: You may contact us at: Department of Labor and Industries, Specialty Compliance, P.O. Box 44440, Olympia, WA 98504-4440.
"Design plan" is a plan for the construction or alteration of a conversion vendor unit or medical unit or conversion of a vehicle to a conversion vendor unit or medical unit including floor plans, specifications, or test results necessary for a complete evaluation of the design, if applicable.
"Design option" is a design that a manufacturer may use as an option to its conversion vendor unit or medical unit design plan.
"Educational facility" is a building or portion of a building used primarily for educational purposes by six or more persons at one time for twelve hours per week or four hours in any one day. Educational occupancy includes: Schools (preschool through grade twelve), colleges, academies, universities, and trade schools.
"Equipment" is all material, appliances, devices, fixtures, fittings, or accessories used in the manufacture, assembly, conversion to, or alteration of a conversion vendor unit or medical unit.
"Factory assembled structure (FAS) advisory board" is a board authorized to advise the director of the department regarding the issues and adoption of rules relating to conversion vendor units and medical units.
"Health or personal care facilities" are buildings or parts of buildings that contain, but are not limited to, facilities that are required to be licensed by the department of social and health services or the department of health (e.g., hospitals, nursing homes, private alcoholism hospitals, private psychiatric hospitals, boarding homes, alcoholism treatment facilities, maternity homes, birth centers or childbirth centers, residential treatment facilities for psychiatrically impaired children and youths, and renal hemodialysis clinics) and medical, dental or chiropractic offices or clinics, outpatient or ambulatory surgical clinics, and such other health care occupancies where patients who may be unable to provide for their own needs and safety without the assistance of another person are treated. (Further defined in WAC 296-46B-010.)
"Insignia" is a label that we attach to a conversion vendor unit or medical unit to verify that the structure meets the requirements of this chapter and the applicable codes.
"Install" is to erect, construct, assemble, or set a conversion vendor unit or medical unit in place.
"Institutional facility" is a building or portion of a building used primarily for detention and correctional occupancies where some degree of restraint or security is required for a time period of twenty-four or more hours. Such occupancies include, but are not restricted to: Penal institutions, reformatories, jails, detention centers, correctional centers, and residential-restrained care.
"Labeled" is to bear the department's insignia.
"Listed" is a piece of equipment or apparatus that has been approved by a testing agency to the appropriate standard.
"Local enforcement agency" is an agency of city or county government with power to enforce local regulations governing the installation of a conversion vendor unit or medical unit.
"Medical unit" is a type of self-propelled unit used to provide medical examinations, treatments, and medical and dental services or procedures, not including emergency response vehicles, and which:
• Is transportable;
• Is temporarily placed and used;
• Is built on a permanent chassis;
• Includes at least one system;
• Is for temporary use only.
"One-year design plan" is a design plan that expires one year after approval or when a new state building code has been adopted.
"System" is part of a conversion vendor unit or medical unit designed to serve a particular function. Examples include plumbing, electrical, or mechanical systems.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 43.22 RCW. WSR 16-13-119, § 296-150V-0020, filed 6/21/16, effective 6/21/16; WSR 05-23-002, § 296-150V-0020, filed 11/3/05, effective 12/4/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.22.340, 43.22.400, 43.22.432, 43.22.433, 43.22.434, 43.22.480, and 43.22.485, 2002 c 268, and chapter 43.22 RCW. WSR 03-12-044, § 296-150V-0020, filed 5/30/03, effective 6/30/03. Statutory Authority: Chapter 43.22 RCW. WSR 99-18-069, § 296-150V-0020, filed 8/31/99, effective 10/1/99.]
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