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PDFWAC 388-76-10730

Grab bars and hand rails.

(1) Homes licensed before November 1, 2016 must have at a minimum securely installed:
(a) Grab bars in bathing facilities such as tubs and showers;
(b) Grab bars next to toilets, if needed by any resident;
(c) Handrails on a step or steps if needed by any resident; and
(d) Handrails on ramps if needed by any resident.
(2) Homes licensed and bathroom additions that occur after November 1, 2016 must install grab bars securely fastened in accordance with WAC 51-51-0325 at the following locations:
(a) Bathing facilities such as tubs and showers; and
(b) Each side of any toilet used by residents.
(3) Homes licensed after November 1, 2016 must install handrails on each side of the following:
(a) Step or steps; and
(b) Ramps used by residents.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.128 RCW. WSR 16-20-095, § 388-76-10730, filed 10/4/16, effective 11/4/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and chapters 70.128 and 74.34 RCW. WSR 07-21-080, § 388-76-10730, filed 10/16/07, effective 1/1/08.]
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