(A) All permanent sleeping quarters which are provided by the operator shall be constructed and maintained in a safe condition, shall afford adequate protection against inclement weather conditions and shall be so located and maintained as to provide easy, unobstructed exit in case of fire or other emergency.
In permanent sleeping quarters which are provided by the operator, cots and bunks shall be arranged as to allow:
(1) Adequate cross ventilation:
(2) A minimum distance of five feet between heads of the sleepers; and
(3) A minimum distance of thirty inches between the sides of the beds. In instances where the thirty inch separation distance cannot be achieved, the operator may provide a permanent partition or other acceptable barrier between beds.
(C) Articles of bedding and furniture which are provided by the operator shall be:
(1) Kept clean, free of insects and rodents, and in good repair.:
(2) provided with impervious, easily cleanable mattress covers, or the equivalent.-:
(3) changed between campers, when soiled, and at least weekly. If sheets and pillowcases are supplied by the operator: and
(4) Equipped with guardrails attached to the upper bunks used by children to prevent occupants from accidently rolling out of bed.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/23/2008 and 07/01/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.34
Rule Amplifies: 3701.13
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/1972, 9/8/1998