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4630.2500 SLEEPING QUARTERS.

Subpart 1.

Individual beds.

Each camper shall have an individual bed. There shall be at least three feet between beds when placed side by side, and at least one foot when placed end to end. The beds shall be arranged for head-to-foot or foot-to-foot sleeping in such a manner as to provide a seven-foot horizontal separation between the heads of the sleepers.

Subp. 2.

Bunk beds.

Any room containing a double-deck bunk shall have at least one window which can be easily opened. The top of the window shall be higher than the top rail of the upper bunk. The minimum space between the floor and the lower bunk rail shall be 12 inches, and the minimum space between the lower and upper bunk rails shall be 36 inches. No bunk shall be more than six feet above the floor. There shall be at least 36 inches between the upper bunk and the ceiling.

Subp. 3.

Ventilation.

Every sleeping room shall be ventilated. The area of direct opening to the outside shall be equivalent to at least five per cent of the floor area. Where this condition cannot be met, adequate mechanical ventilation shall be provided.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 144.71 to 144.76

Published Electronically:

February 8, 2005

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