3701-26-16 Handwashing and shower facilities.

(A) 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. A coved base at the juncture of walls and floors is required in new or remodeled rooms. Shower building entrances and exits shall be provided with self-closing doors or modesty shields.

(B) The floors shall have an easily cleanable non-skid finish, shall be impervious to moisture and shall be designed to drain water and facilitate cleaning.

(C) During night hours, the interiors of these facilities shall be illuminated by artificial lighting.

(D) Gray water from handwashing and shower facilities shall be disposed of in a safe and sanitary manner so as not to create a nuisance.

(E) Handwashing and shower facilities shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition.

(F) Where shower facilities are proposed, plans for Gray water disposal shall be submitted to and approved by the Ohio environmental protection agency.

Replaces: 3701-25-64

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/05/2013 and 11/15/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3729.02
Rule Amplifies: 3729.02
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/1972, 4/3/80, 3/22/97, 5/1/07