501 KAR 7:080.
RELATES TO: KRS
AUTHORITY: KRS 196.035, 197.020, 441.055
FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 441.055(1) requires the Department of Corrections
to promulgate administrative regulations establishing minimum standards for
jails that house state prisoners. This administrative regulation establishes
procedures for proper sanitation and hygiene in restricted custody centers.
Procedures. (1) The jailer shall provide for:
(a) The control of
vermin and pests; and
(b) Both solid and
liquid waste disposal.
(2) The jailer
shall have a written preventative maintenance plan which includes schedules
various specified locations and items in the center;
(b) Inspections by
(c) Trash and
garbage removal; and
inspection and maintenance of specified mechanical equipment.
(3) The center
shall have fresh, purified air circulating within each prisoner living and
(4) The center
shall furnish clean, sanitized bedding to prisoners, including:
(a) One (1) penal
(b) One (1)
blanket, if conditions require;
(c) Two (2)
(d) One (1)
pillow, if not part of the mattress; and
(e) One (1)
pillowcase, if applicable.
bedding shall be cleaned on a regular basis according to the following
pillowcases, and mattress cover shall be cleaned at least once per week and
cleaned prior to reissue to another inmate;
(b) Blankets shall
be laundered upon reissue or quarterly, whichever is sooner; and
(c) Mattresses and
pillows shall be cleaned quarterly and cleaned prior to reissue to another
(6) Each prisoner
shall be issued a clean towel. Towels shall be laundered at least twice weekly
and laundered prior to reissue to another inmate. Prisoners shall not be
required to be without a towel while laundry is being processed.
shall be made for laundering prisoner clothing at least twice weekly. Prisoners
shall not be required to be without clean clothing while laundry is being
toilets, and sinks shall be cleaned daily or more often as necessary.
(9) Showers shall
be cleaned on at least a weekly basis.
shall be issued or permitted to obtain the following hygienic items:
4. Toilet paper;
5. Female sanitary
supplies, if applicable.
(b) An indigent
prisoner shall be furnished these items by the center.
(11) Hair cutting
services or sanitized hair cutting equipment shall be available to all
prisoners. (13 Ky.R. 823; eff.
11-11-86; Am. 26 Ky.R. 181; Am. 27 Ky.R. 91; eff. 7-17-2000; 31 Ky.R. 1575;
1807; eff. 5-26-05; 34 Ky.R. 1193; 1972; eff. 3-7-2008; 37 Ky.R. 2981; 38 Ky.R.
588; eff. 10-7-11.)