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PDFWAC 388-76-10805

Automatic smoke alarms.

(1) The adult family home must ensure approved automatic smoke alarms are installed and maintained according to manufacturer instructions;
(2) At a minimum, smoke alarms must be located in the following areas:
(a) Every resident bedroom;
(b) In the immediate vicinity of resident bedroom(s), and if applicable, the sleeping areas used by the adult family home staff; and
(c) On every level of a multilevel home.
(3) The home must ensure the smoke alarms in all parts of the home are active and interconnected in such a manner that the activation of one alarm will activate them all. Physical interconnection of smoke alarms shall not be required where listed wireless alarms are installed and all alarms sound upon activation of one alarm.
(4) Each smoke alarm must be kept in working condition at all times.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and 70.128.060. WSR 21-11-074, § 388-76-10805, filed 5/17/21, effective 8/1/21. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and chapters 70.128 and 74.34 RCW. WSR 07-21-080, § 388-76-10805, filed 10/16/07, effective 1/1/08.]
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