A facility shall have a policy and procedure that provides that the facility shall:
be kept in good repair to protect the health, comfort, safety, and well-being of inmates and staff;
document weekly sanitation inspections; and
document deficiencies from the weekly sanitation inspection, if any, have been ordered.
A written housekeeping plan for all areas of the physical plant shall provide for daily housekeeping and regular maintenance by assigning specific duties and responsibilities. Facility floors are kept clean, dry, and free of hazardous substances. A written policy and procedure shall establish the following requirements:
weekly sanitation inspections of all institution areas by a designated staff member; and
there is documentation that deficiencies, if any, have been corrected.
Plumbing, sewage disposal, solid waste disposal, and plant maintenance conditions comply with rules of:
the Minnesota State Building Code;
the Minnesota Fire Marshal's Office;
the Minnesota Department of Health;
the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (O.S.H.A.); and
other local government.
A facility shall establish a plan for the daily inspection of housekeeping, sanitation, and plant maintenance.
The facility administrator shall submit to the governing body a list of repairs and supplies needed in order to maintain the facility. This shall be done on a monthly basis or as part of the annual budget.
MS s 241.021
23 SR 1834; 38 SR 523
December 20, 2013