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PDFWAC 296-833-40005

Provide service buildings for laundry, handwashing and bathing.

(1) You must make sure that every service building has equipment capable of maintaining a room temperature of at least seventy degrees Fahrenheit.
(2) You must make sure an adequate supply of hot and cold running water is provided for bathing and laundry purposes.
(3) You must provide:
(a) One handwash basin;
(i) Per family shelter; or
(ii) Per six persons in shared facilities.
(b) One shower head for every ten persons;
(c) One laundry tray or tub for every thirty persons;
(d) One "deepwell" type sink in each building used for laundry, handwashing, and bathing.
(4) You must make sure all:
(a) Laundry, handwashing and bathing room floors:
(i) Are moisture-resistant and smooth but not slippery; and
(ii) Have coved junctions of the curbing and the floor.
(b) Walls and partitions of shower rooms are smooth and moisture-resistant to the height where water splashes.
(c) Shower baths, shower rooms, or laundry rooms have floor drains to remove wastewater and facilitate cleaning.
(5) You must provide facilities for drying clothes.
(6) You must keep all service buildings clean.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 18-22-116, § 296-833-40005, filed 11/6/18, effective 12/7/18; WSR 02-23-073, § 296-833-40005, filed 11/19/02, effective 1/1/03.]
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