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PDFWAC 296-833-30015

Provide toilet facilities.

For the purposes of this rule, a restroom is a room maintained on the premises for use by employees that contains a toilet. This includes outhouses.
(1) You must provide enough toilets for the camp's capacity.
(a) Toilets and outhouses must be provided in a ratio of one for every fifteen people;
(b) With a minimum of two units for any facility shared by men and women.
Check with your local jurisdictions for regulations regarding outhouses.
(2) You must have enough rest rooms for each sex based on the maximum number of persons the camp is designed to house at any one time.
(3) You must provide separate rest rooms for each sex wherever rest rooms are in buildings shared by men and women.
(a) Distinctly mark the rooms "men" and "women" with:
(i) Signs printed in English and in the native language of the persons occupying the camp; or
(ii) Easily understood pictures or symbols.
(b) If the facilities for each sex are in the same building, they must be separated by:
(i) Solid walls; or
(ii) Partitions extending from the floor to the roof or ceiling.
(4) You must make sure:
(a) No one has to pass through a sleeping room to reach a rest room;
(b) Rest rooms have a window of at least six square feet opening directly to the outside, or are satisfactorily ventilated;
(c) All outside openings are screened with 16-mesh material;
(d) Fixtures, toilets, chemical toilets, or urinals are not located in a room used for other than toilet purposes;
(e) A rest room is within two hundred feet of the door of each sleeping room;
(f) Any outhouse is at least one hundred feet away from any sleeping room, dining room, lunch area, or kitchen.
(5) You must provide urinals as follows:
(a) One urinal or two linear feet of urinal trough for each twenty-five men;
(b) Construct the floor out of materials that are moisture proof, from the wall and out at least fifteen inches from the outer edge of the urinals;
(c) Have an adequate water flush in urinals when water under pressure is available;
(d) Urinal troughs in outhouses must:
(i) Drain freely into the pit or vault; and
(ii) Have a drain constructed to exclude flies and rodents from the pit.
(6) You must install any new toilets in a rest room.
(7) You must make sure:
(a) There is an adequate supply of toilet paper for each rest room, outhouse, or chemical toilet;
(b) Toilet facilities are:
(i) Kept in sanitary condition; and
(ii) Cleaned at least daily.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 18-22-116, § 296-833-30015, filed 11/6/18, effective 12/7/18; WSR 02-23-073, § 296-833-30015, filed 11/19/02, effective 1/1/03.]
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