15a ncac 18a .3317      TOILETS

(a)  All toilet fixtures and toilet rooms shall be located to comply with the requirements of this Section.  Storage in toilet rooms shall be limited to toileting and clothing changing supplies except that cleaning supplies can be stored in toilet rooms in a locked cabinet.  All toilet fixtures shall be easily cleanable, and in good repair.

(b)  Toilet fixtures shall be cleaned and sanitized when soiled and at least on a daily basis.  A solution of 100 ppm chlorine solution or other equivalent methods approved by the Department shall be used for sanitizing.

(c)  If bedside commodes, bedpans or urinals are used, they shall be located in a room equipped with a spray rinse toilet or utility sink.  Bedside commodes, bedpans and urinals shall be emptied and rinsed or discarded when used, and cleaned and sanitized before use by any other participant, with 100 ppm chlorine solution or equivalent method approved by the Department.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-235;

Eff. August 1, 2002.