WAC 246-760-070: What visual acuity screening equipment must be used?

Link to law: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=246-760-070
Published: 2015

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WAC 246-760-070









What visual acuity screening equipment must be used?









Personnel conducting the screening must use a Snellen test chart for screening for distance central vision acuity. Either the Snellen E chart or the standard Snellen distance acuity chart may be used as appropriate to the child's age and abilities. The test chart must be properly illuminated and glare free.
Other screening procedures equivalent to the Snellen test may be used only if approved by the state board of health.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.210.200. WSR 02-20-079, § 246-760-070, filed 9/30/02, effective 10/31/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-760-070, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.31.030. WSR 87-22-010 (Order 306), § 248-148-121, filed 10/26/87.]