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PDFWAC 246-358-080

Carbon monoxide alarms, smoke detectors, and fire extinguishers.

(1) An operator shall provide and maintain working carbon monoxide alarms that are:
(a) Located in each dwelling unit with a sleeping area; and
(b) Installed in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations and in compliance with the building code, WAC 51-51-0315.
(2) An operator shall provide and maintain working smoke detectors that:
(a) Are located in each sleeping area;
(b) Are located on each level of dwelling units with a sleeping area;
(c) Are located in each cooking facility area;
(d) Emits a signal when the batteries are low;
(e) Are placed on the ceiling or wall, but not on the wall above any door; and
(f) Are in compliance with the manufacturer's recommendations and the building code, WAC 51-51-0314.
(3) An operator shall provide properly working fire extinguishers in dwelling units where occupants sleep if the dwelling unit does not have a second means of emergency egress. Fire extinguishers must be:
(a) A minimum 2A:10BC;
(b) Installed and maintained according to the manufacturer's instructions;
(c) Installed in accordance with local ordinances, codes, and regulations when applicable.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.114A RCW and RCW 43.70.334 through 43.70.340. WSR 15-13-091, ยง 246-358-080, filed 6/15/15, effective 1/1/16.]
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