4660.6900 Floors, Existing And New

Published: 2015

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Subpart 1.

General requirements.

All floors in living and service areas for patients and residents shall be washable and/or cleanable.

Subp. 2.

Dietary areas, wet areas.

Floors in areas subject to local wetting shall be finished with a smooth, hard, nonslip, nonabsorbent surface. In dietary areas, such floor surfaces shall be grease resistant.

Subp. 3.

Carpeting requirements.

Carpeting, including padding or adhesives, shall conform with the required smoke and flamespread ratings in chapters 1300 to 1365, the State Building Code, 1971 edition; each square yard of the product, or the container, shall be marked for identification of its flamespread rating. Carpeting in patient or resident areas shall be of stain-resistant, high-density, low-pile construction which is cleanable and facilitates wheeled traffic. It shall be stretched and securely fastened to avoid looseness and bunching.