15A NCAC 18A .0142      LIGHTING

(a)  Natural or artificial lighting shall be provided in all parts of the facility.  Minimum lighting intensities shall be as follows:

(1)           50 foot‑candles on working surfaces in the picking and packing rooms and areas.

(2)           10 foot‑candles measured at a height of 30 inches above the floor throughout the rest of the processing portion of the facility.

(b)  Light bulbs within the processing portion of the facility shall be shatterproof or shielded to prevent product contamination in case of breakage.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑230;

Eff. October 1, 1992.