10A NCAC 14J .1524        SHOWER STALLS

(a)  The dimensions of showers shall be at least 30 inches x 30 inches x 7 feet.

(b)  Shower stalls shall be constructed of either concrete, masonry, at least 1/8 inch galvanized steel plate, heavy gauge aluminum plate, or heavy gauge stainless steel according to approved plans and specifications.

(c)  The shower stall shall be attached to the wall of the dayroom.

(d)  The floor of the shower stall shall be approximately eight inches above floor level and it shall slope to the floor shower drain.

(e)  A curb that is approximately four inches above the shower floor shall extend across the front of the shower stall.  The top of the curb shall have a smooth edge.

(f)  The shower head and the push‑button valve assembly shall be vandal proof, and the metering valve and temperature balance mechanism shall be concealed.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 153A‑220; 153A‑221;

Eff. June 1, 1990;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 5, 2016.