Toilet and Lavatory Facilities
Toilet and lavatory facilities shall be of a type determined by the availability of water under pressure. Approved facilities, water or non-water carriage, shall be provided for disposal of sewage and other liquid wastes. The following conditions shall apply: (1) Where a public sewer is available, all plumbing fixtures and building sewers shall be connected thereto; (2) Where a public sewer is not available, a private sewage disposal system of an approved type shall be installed and connected to all plumbing fixtures and building sewers; (3) Where water sewage disposal means are not available or feasible, sewage and other liquid wastes shall be disposed in an approved manner; (4) Where water carried sewage disposal is available, water flush toilets shall be provided. Indoor toilets shall be separated from cooking, sleeping, or eating areas; (5) Where water carried sewage disposal is not available, privies shall be used in accordance with local sanitary requirements and shall be designed with step stools or with holes sized to the age group; (6) If toilet training chairs are provided for use by children, the toilet training chairs shall be emptied promptly and sanitized after use; (7) Lavatories shall be provided in quantities commensurate with toilet facilities. Hot water temperatures shall not exceed l00 degrees farenheit or 38 degrees celsius, at outlets accessible to children; (8) Toilet facilities shall be child sized, or safe, sturdy step stools shall be provided to allow standard sized toilets and lavatories to be used; (9) A drop sink or half tub shall be available for the bathing of children in programs for infants and toddlers; and (10) Laundering facilities capable of insuring an adequate supply of sanitized bedding shall be available to any program caring for infants and toddlers.
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