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WAC 246-337-120

Facility and environment requirements.

(1) The licensee must maintain the facility, exterior grounds, and component parts such as fences, equipment, outbuildings, and landscape items in a manner that is safe, free of hazards, clean, and in good repair.
(2) Each facility must be located on a site which is accessible by emergency vehicles on at least one street, road or driveway usable under all weather conditions and free of major potholes or obstructions.
(3) Policies and procedures must be developed and implemented for routine preventative maintenance, including:
(a) Heating ventilation and air conditioning, plumbing and electrical equipment;
(b) Certification and calibration of biomedical and therapeutic equipment; and
(c) Documentation of all maintenance.
(4) Stairways must be equipped with more than one riser and ramps with slopes greater than one in twenty with handrails on both sides. Ends of handrails must be designed in a manner that eliminates a hooking hazard.
(5) Excluding child care, school facilities serving residents on the same grounds as the RTF must meet all requirements for health and safety and comply with chapter 246-366 WAC.
(6) Access and egress control devices must be used to support the policies of the RTF.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71.12.670, 71.12.684 and 2017 c 263. WSR 19-02-036, § 246-337-120, filed 12/24/18, effective 1/1/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 71.12.670. WSR 18-06-092, § 246-337-120, filed 3/6/18, effective 4/16/18. Statutory Authority: Chapter 71.12 RCW. WSR 05-15-157, § 246-337-120, filed 7/20/05, effective 8/20/05.]
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