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WAC 246-358-070: Electricity and lighting


Published: 2015

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(Effective until January 1, 2016.)
WAC 246-358-070









Electricity and lighting.









The operator must ensure that:
(1) Electricity is supplied to all dwelling units, kitchen facilities, shower/bathroom facilities, common areas, and laundry facilities.
(2) All electrical wiring, fixtures and electrical equipment must comply with the electrical standards of the department of labor and industries regulations, chapter 19.28 RCW, and local ordinances, and be maintained in a safe condition.
(3) Each habitable room must have at least one ceiling-type light fixture and at least one separate floor-type or wall-type convenience outlet.
(4) Laundry, shower/bathroom facilities, toilet rooms and rooms where people congregate have at least one ceiling-type or wall-type fixture.
(5) General lighting and task lighting is adequate to carry on normal daily activities.
(6) Adequate lighting is provided for safe passage for occupants to handwashing sinks and toilets.

Note:
Lighting requirements may be met by natural or artificial means.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.114A.065 and 70.114A.110. WSR 00-06-082, § 246-358-070, filed 3/1/00, effective 3/1/00.]

(Effective January 1, 2016.)
WAC 246-358-070

Electricity and lighting.

The operator shall ensure that: (1) Electricity is supplied to all dwelling units and common facilities, except chemical toilets. (2) All electrical wiring, fixtures, and electrical equipment must: (a) Comply with the electrical standards of the department of labor and industries regulations, chapters 19.28 RCW, 296-46B WAC, and local ordinances; and (b) Be maintained in a safe condition. (3) Each habitable room must have at least: (a) One ceiling-type light fixture; and (b) At least one separate floor-type or wall-type convenience outlet. (4) Laundry, toilet facilities, and bathing facilities have at least one ceiling-type or wall-type light fixture. (5) General lighting and task lighting within all facilities is adequate to carry on normal daily activities. (6) Adequate lighting is provided for safe passage for occupants to handwashing sinks and toilets. Lighting requirements may be met by natural or artificial means. (7) Lighting provided for tents is compliant with WAC 246-358-077. [Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.114A RCW and RCW 43.70.334 through 43.70.340. WSR 15-13-091, § 246-358-070, filed 6/15/15, effective 1/1/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.114A.065 and 70.114A.110. WSR 00-06-082, § 246-358-070, filed 3/1/00, effective 3/1/00.]