37.106.321 MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR ALL HEALTH CARE FACILITIES: ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL
(1) A health care facility must be constructed and maintained so as to prevent entrance and harborage of rats, mice, insects, flies, or other vermin.
(2) Hand cleansing soap or detergent and individual towels must be available at each lavatory in the facility. A waste receptacle must be located near each lavatory.
(3) Cleaners used to clean bathtubs, showers, lavatories, urinals, toilet bowls, toilet seats, and floors must contain fungicides or germicides with current EPA registration for that purpose.
(4) Cleaning devices used for lavatories, toilet bowls, showers, or bathtubs may not be used for other purposes. Those tools used to clean toilets or urinals must not be allowed to contact other cleaning devices.
(5) A minimum of 10 foot-candles of light must be available in all rooms and hallways, with the following exceptions:
(a) all reading lamps must have a capacity to provide a minimum of 30 foot-candles of light;
(b) all toilet and bathing areas must be provided with a minimum of 30 foot-candles of light;
(c) general lighting in food preparation areas must be a minimum of 50 foot-candles of light; and
(d) hallways must be illuminated at all times by at least a minimum of five foot-candles of light at the floor.
History: 50-5-103, MCA; IMP, 50-5-103, 50-5-204, MCA; NEW, 1980 MAR p. 1587, Eff. 6/13/80; AMD, 1984 MAR p. 973, Eff. 6/29/84; TRANS, from DHES, 2002 MAR p. 185; AMD, 2013 MAR p. 2146, Eff. 11/15/13