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PDFWAC 296-307-16140

Electricity and lighting.

(1) The operator must ensure that electricity is supplied to all dwelling units, family shelters, and common facilities, except chemical toilets;
(2) The operator must ensure that all electrical wiring, fixtures, and electrical equipment must:
(a) Comply with the electric standards of the department of labor and industries regulations, chapters 19.28 RCW, 296-46B WAC, and local ordinances; and
(b) Be maintained in a safe condition.
(3) The operator must ensure that each habitable room must have at least:
(a) One ceiling-type light fixture; and
(b) At least one separate floor-type or wall-type convenience outlet.
(4) The operator must ensure that laundry, toilet facilities, and bathing facilities have at least one ceiling-type or wall-type light fixture;
(5) The operator must ensure that general lighting and task lighting within all facilities is adequate to carry on normal daily activities;
(6) The operator must ensure that adequate lighting is provided for safe passage for workers to handwashing sinks and toilets. Lighting requirements may be met by natural or artificial means;
(7) For lighting requirements in tents, please see WAC 296-307-16147.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 20-21-091, § 296-307-16140, filed 10/20/20, effective 11/20/20; WSR 15-13-092, § 296-307-16140, filed 6/15/15, effective 1/1/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040, and [49.17].050 and 1999 c 374. WSR 00-06-081, § 296-307-16140, filed 3/1/00, effective 3/1/00.]
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