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WAC 246-335-762

Environmental services facilities.

(1) The hospice care center must provide a waste handling area including storage area in a separate area designed to maintain pest control, or in an outside, enclosed space with:
(a) A handwash sink located adjacent to the path of travel back into patient care areas;
(b) If planned, an interior waste container wash area with floor drain connected to a sanitary sewage system and hose bibs with hot and cold water;
(c) If planned, an exterior waste dumpster and compactor storage area with hose bibs for cold water.
(2) The hospice care center must provide a locked housekeeping supply room on each floor with:
(a) A service sink or equivalent;
(b) Soap and towel dispenser;
(c) A mop rack storage area for mobile housekeeping equipment and supplies; and
(d) Storage for chemicals.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.127.120 and 43.70.250. WSR 18-06-093, ยง 246-335-762, filed 3/6/18, effective 4/6/18.]
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