15A NCAC 18A .3606       grading

(a)  The sanitation grading of all resident camps shall be based on a system of scoring wherein all resident camps receiving a score of at least 90 percent shall be awarded Grade A; all resident camps receiving a score of at least 80 percent and less than 90 percent shall be awarded Grade B; all resident camps receiving a score of at least 70 percent and less than 80 percent shall be awarded Grade C.  Permits shall be revoked for establishments receiving a score of less than 70 percent.  The Sanitation Inspection of Resident Camps shall be used to document points assessed for violation of the Rules of this Section as follows:

(1)           Violation of Rule .3608 of this Section regarding site factors for camp facilities and activities and actual or potential health hazards shall be assessed a value of one point.

(2)           Violation of Rule .3609 of this Section regarding water supply, hot and cold water heating facilities in food preparation, utensil and hand washing, and areas required for cleaning shall be assessed a value of three points.

(3)           Violation of Rule .3609(d) of this Section regarding cross-connections shall be assessed a value of three points.

(4)           Violation of Rule .3610 of this Section regarding wastewater disposal shall be assessed a value of four points.

(5)           Violation of Rule .3611 of this Section regarding solid waste storage and cleaning facilities shall be assessed a value of two points.

(6)           Violation of Rule .3612 of this Section regarding swimming pools shall be assessed a value of one point.

(7)           Violation of Rule .3613(1) and (2) of this Section regarding camp building floors walls and ceilings construction, cleanliness and repair shall be assessed a value of one point.

(8)           Violation of Rule .3613(3) of this Section regarding lighting and ventilation adequacy and repair shall be assessed s value of one point.

(9)           Violation of Rule .3614(a) and (c) of this Section regarding sleeping quarters and lodging arrangement, cleanliness and repair shall be assessed a value of two points.

(10)         Violation of Rule .3614(b) of this Section regarding effective vermin exclusion shall be assessed a value of two points.

(11)         Violation of Rule .3614(d) of this Section regarding storage and handling of clean and dirty linen and clothing shall be assessed a value of one point.

(12)         Violation of Rule .3615(a), (b), (c) and (d) of this Section regarding approval, accessibility, adequateness, cleanliness and repair of lavatories, bathing and toilet facilities shall be assessed a value of two points.

(13)         Violation of Rule .3615(e) of this Section regarding cleanliness, repair of laundry facilities and handling of clean and soiled laundry shall be assessed a value of one point.

(14)         Violation of Rule .3616 of this Section regarding approval and cleanliness of drinking water facilities shall be assessed a value of two points

(15)         Violation of Rule .3617(a) and (d) of this Section regarding storage and handling of pesticides and potentially hazardous materials shall be assessed a value of two points.

(16)         Violation of Rule .3617(b) and (e) of this Section regarding cleanliness of the premises and repair of protective enclosures shall be assessed a value of one point.

(17)         Violation of Rule .3617(c) of this Section regarding location of animal stables and approved manure storage and removal shall be assessed a value of two points.

(18)         Violation of Rule .3618(a) of this Section regarding size and construction of food service facilities and dining halls shall be assessed a value of one point.

(19)         Violation of Rule .3618(b) of this Section regarding catering of camp food service shall be assessed a value of two points.

(20)         Violation of Rule .3619 of this Section regarding field sanitation standards and procedures shall be assessed a value of three points.

(21)         Violation of Rule .3620(a) and (c) of this Section regarding food service employee clothing, hair restraints and use of tobacco shall be assessed a value of one point.

(22)         Violation of Rule .3620(b) or (e) of this Section regarding employee handwashing shall be assessed a value of four points.

(23)         Violation of Rule .3620(d) of this Section regarding exclusion of persons with a communicable or infectious disease that can be transmitted by food shall be assessed a value of three points.

(24)         Violation of Rule .3621 of this Section regarding food source, wholesomeness, handling, service and transportation shall be assessed a value of four points.

(25)         Violation of Rule .3622(a) through (f) of this Section regarding food protection during service and storage shall be assessed a value of three points.

(26)         Violation of Rule .3622(g) of this Section regarding storage of dry foods shall be assessed a value of one point.

(27)         Violation of Rule .3623 of this Section regarding milk and milk products shall be assessed a value of two points.

(28)         Violation of Rule .3624 of this Section regarding the source, storage and handling of ice shall be assessed a value of two points.

(29)         Violation of Rule .3625 of this Section regarding shellfish and crustacea meat shall be assessed a value of two points.

(30)         Violation of Rule .3626(a), (b), and (c) of this Section regarding refrigeration and thawing of foods shall be assessed a value of two points.

(31)         Violation of Rule .3626(d) of this Section regarding the protection of food from cross contamination by use of sanitized or gloved hands or utensils, sanitized surfaces and washing of produce shall be assessed a value of three points. 

(32)         Violation of Rule 3626(e) through (m) of this Section regarding time and temperature requirements of foods during storage, preparation, cooking, display, service, and transportation shall be assessed a value of four points.

(33)         Violation of Rule 3626(n) of this Section regarding food thermometers shall be assessed a value of two points.

(34)         Violation of Rule .3627 of this Section regarding re-service of foods shall be assessed a value of two points.

(35)         Violation of Rule .3628 of this Section regarding equipment and utensil construction, repair and cleanliness shall be assessed a value of three points.

(36)         Violation of Rule .3629(a) through (c), (e), (f), (k) and (n) of this Section regarding washing, rinsing and sanitizing of utensils and equipment shall be assessed a value of four points.

(37)         Violation of Rule .3629(d), (g) through (j), (l), and (o) of this Section regarding approved dishwashing facilities and methods shall be assessed a value of three points.

(38)         Violation of Rule 3629(m) regarding the hot water heating facilities for food service needs shall be assessed a value of three points.

(39)         Violation of Rule .3630 in this Section regarding storage and handling of utensils and equipment shall be assessed a value of two points.

(40)         Violation of Rule .3631 of this Section regarding food service area storage spaces shall be assessed a value of one point.

(41)         Violation of Rule .3632 of this Section regarding food service area lighting shall be assessed a value of one point.

(42)         Violation of Rule .3633 of this Section regarding food service ventilation shall be assessed a value of one point.

(43)         Violation of Rule .3634 of this Section regarding approved and properly located hand washing lavatory facilities in food service areas shall be assessed a value of three points.

(44)         Violation of Rule .3635 of this Section regarding the food service area toilet facilities shall be assessed a value of one point.

(45)         Violation of Rule .3636 of this Section regarding food service area floor construction, cleanliness and repair shall be assessed a value of one point.

(46)         Violation of Rule .3637 of this Section regarding food service area wall and ceiling construction, cleanliness and repair shall be assessed a value of one point.

(47)         Violation of Rule .3638(a) through (c) of this Section regarding use of trip kitchens, residential style educational kitchens and domestic kitchens shall be assessed a value of one point.

(48)         Violation of Rule .3638(d) through (g) of this Section regarding toxic materials, food service laundry, mop and broom storage shall be assessed a value of one point.

(49)         Violation of Rule .3638(h) and (i) of this Section regarding live animals and pest control measures in food service areas shall be assessed a value of two points.

(b)  The grading of resident camps shall be based on the standards of operation and construction as set forth in Rules .3608 through .3638 of this Section. 

(c)  The posted grade card shall be black on a white background.  All graphics, letters and numbers for the grade card shall be approved by the State.  The alphabetical and numerical sanitation score shall be 1.5 inches in height.  No other public displays representing sanitation level of the establishment shall be posted by the local health department, except for sanitation awards issued by the local health department.  Sanitation awards shall be in a different color and size from the grade card and must be labeled as an award.

(d)  Nothing in this Rule shall affect the right of a camp manager to a reinspection pursuant to Rule .3605 of this Section.

(e)  Nothing in this Rule shall prohibit the Department from immediately suspending or revoking a permit pursuant to G.S. 130A-23(d).

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-23; 130A-235; 130A-248; 130A-249;

Eff. October 1, 2007;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2008.