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4626.0730 FIXED EQUIPMENT; ELEVATION OR SEALING. 4-402.12

A.

Except as specified in items B and C, floor-mounted equipment that is not easily movable must be sealed to the floor or elevated on legs that provide at least a 6-inch (15 centimeter) clearance between the floor and the equipment.

B.

If no part of the floor under the floor-mounted equipment is more than 6 inches (15 centimeters) from the point of cleaning access, the clearance space may be 4 inches (10 centimeters).

C.

This part does not apply to display shelving units, display refrigeration units, and display freezer units located in the consumer shopping areas if the floor under the units is maintained clean.

D.

Except as specified in item E, counter-mounted equipment that is not easily movable must be elevated on legs that provide at least a 4-inch (10 centimeter) clearance between the table and the equipment.

E.

The clearance space between the table and counter-mounted equipment must be:

(1)

3 inches (7.5 centimeters) if the horizontal distance of the table top under the equipment is no more than 20 inches (50 centimeters) from the point of access for cleaning; or

(2)

2 inches (5 centimeters) if the horizontal distance of the table top under the equipment is no more than 3 inches (7.5 centimeters) from the point of access for cleaning.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 31.101; 31.11; 144.05; 144.07; 144.08; 144.12; 157.011

History:

23 SR 519; 43 SR 295

Published Electronically:

January 2, 2019