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PDFWAC 388-97-3940

Walls in new construction.

The nursing home must ensure:
(1) Wall finishes are easily cleanable;
(2) A water-resistant finish extends above the splash line in all rooms or areas subject to splash or spray, such as bathing facilities with tubs only, toilet rooms, janitors' closets, and can-wash areas; and
(3) Bathing facilities with showers have a water-resistant finish extending to the ceiling.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.51 and 74.42 RCW and 42 C.F.R. 489.52. WSR 08-20-062, ยง 388-97-3940, filed 9/24/08, effective 11/1/08.]
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