3701-25-06 Hygiene facilities.

(A) All toilet facilities shall be:

(1) Properly located, constructed, and maintained in accordance with the approved plans;

(2) Provided to the general camp population in an adequate number, based on the following minimum ratios:

(a) One seat for every ten females;

(b) One seat for every ten males, however up to one third of the seats for males may be substituted with urinals;

(c) If more than ten percent of the camp population has restricted mobility, the ratios are:

(i) One seat for every eight females;

(ii) One seat for every eight males.

(3) Maintained in a clean and sanitary condition;

(4) Provided for men and women. Each facility shall be plainly designated. If the facilities for each sex are in the same building, they shall be separated by solid walls or partitions extending from the floor to the ceiling;

(5) Provided with adequate toilet tissue at each toilet fixture;

(6) Provided with available handwashing;

(7) Provided with self-closing doors or modesty shields at the entrance and exits;

(8) Provided with floors that are easily cleanable, non-skid finish, impervious to moisture, and self draining; and

(9) Plainly designated and the location of toilets shall be indicated by suitable signs. During night hours all toilet facilities shall be lighted by artificial lighting.

(10) Pit latrines are not permitted, except pit latrines that were in existence on or before the effective date of this rule are permitted in primitive camp areas unless either of the following is the case:

(a) The camp is substantially altered or expanded in such a manner that plan approval is required under rule 3701-25-03 of the Administrative Code; or

(b) The health commissioner determines that a nuisance exists.

(11) Vault privies shall be constructed of a water-tight holding tank capable of holding a minimum volume of one thousand gallons.

(12) Where water is provided to toilet facilities, plans shall be submitted to and approved by the Ohio environmental protection agency.

(B) All handwashing facilities shall be:

(1) Made available at toilet facilities;

(2) Equipped with water that is safe for human consumption, soap, and an acceptable hand drying method shall be provided in each camp except primitive camp areas;

(3) Maintained in a clean and sanitary condition;

(4) Provided with floors that are easily cleanable, non-skid finish, impervious to moisture, and self draining;

(5) The number of handwashing facilities in existing resident camps shall be satisfactory. In camps constructed after January 1, 1972, handwashing facilities shall be provided in the ratio as provided in the Ohio building code adopted by the board of building standards under authority of Chapter 3781. of the Revised Code;

(6) The location of handwashing facilities shall be indicated by suitable signs. Except in primitive camp areas, during night hours the interior of these facilities shall be illuminated by artificial lighting; and

(7) Notwithstanding the requirements of rule 3701-25-05 of the Administrative Code, after the effective date of this rule, waste water from handwashing facilities shall be disposed of in a sewage collection system or a gray water recycling system.

(C) All shower facilities shall be:

(1) Equipped with water that is safe for human consumption;

(2) When shower facilities are provided and will be used by more than one family at one time or by non-family groups, separate facilities shall be provided for each sex. If shower facilities for each sex are in the same building, they shall be separated by solid walls or partitions extending from the floor to the ceiling. Shower building entrances and exits shall be provided with self-closing doors or modesty shields;

(3) The number of shower facilities in existing resident camps shall be satisfactory. In camps constructed after January 1, 1972, shower facilities shall be provided in the ratio as provided in the Ohio building code adopted by the board of building standards under authority of Chapter 3781. of the Revised Code;

(4) The location of shower facilities shall be indicated by suitable signs. During night hours the interior of these facilities shall be illuminated by artificial lighting when in use; and

(5) Notwithstanding the requirements of rule 3701-25-05 of the Administrative Code, after the effective date of this rule, waste water from shower facilities shall be disposed of in a sewage collection system or a gray water recycling system.

Replaces: 3701-25-09, 3701-25-11

Effective: 01/01/2015
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/30/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.13
Rule Amplifies: 3701.03, 3701.13
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/1972, 9/6/98