SECTION .0500 food, drink and hand-washing



(a) Hand-washing stations with soap, running water, paper towels and disposal containers shall be located within 10 feet of the exit of an animal contact exhibit, wherever feasible.

(b) Hand-washing stations suitable for small children shall be available in the same area as the stations in Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(c) Signage shall be provided to direct patrons to hand-washing stations.

(d) In order to promote hand-washing with soap and water, dispensers for waterless hand sanitizing lotions, gels or hand wipes shall not be provided in the transition or exhibit area. Such dispensers may be placed at the entrance of milking booths to reduce the potential for introduction of disease to the exhibit animals.


History Note: Authority G.S. 106-520.3A;

Eff. September 1, 2006;

Amended Eff. September 1, 2014; November 1, 2008;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 22, 2015.