DHS 132.815(2)(c)3.a. a. Building plans;
DHS 132.815(2)(c)3.b. b. Heating, ventilation and air conditioning plans;
DHS 132.815(2)(c)3.c. c. Bleacher plans for interior bleachers only;
DHS 132.815(2)(c)3.d. d. Fire escape plans;
DHS 132.815(2)(c)3.e. e. Footing and foundation plans; and
DHS 132.815(2)(c)3.f. f. Structural component plans, such as plans for floor and roof trusses, precast concrete, laminated wood, metal buildings, solariums and other similar parts of the building.
DHS 132.815(2)(c)4. 4. `Building alteration.'
DHS 132.815(2)(c)4.a.a. The examination fee for review of plans for alteration of existing buildings and structures undergoing remodeling or review of tenant space layouts shall be determined in accordance with Table 132.815 on the basis of the gross floor area undergoing remodeling.
DHS 132.815(2)(c)4.b. b. The fee specified in subd. 4. a. shall be based on the actual gross square footage of the area being remodeled. When remodeling of an individual building component affects building code compliance for a larger area, the fee shall be computed on the basis of the total square footage of the affected area.
DHS 132.815(2)(d) (d) Total fee for review of plans. To determine the total fee for review of plans, the department shall:
DHS 132.815(2)(d)1. 1. Add the fee parts from pars. (b) and (c); and
DHS 132.815(2)(d)2. 2. Multiply the sum obtained in subd. 1. by 0.95.
DHS 132.815(2)(e) (e) Other fee provisions related to review of plans.
DHS 132.815(2)(e)1.1. `Fee for miscellaneous plans.' Miscellaneous plans are plans that have no building or heating, ventilation and air conditioning plan submissions and for which there may not be an associated area. The fee for a miscellaneous plan shall be $250. This fee is for plan review and inspection. Miscellaneous plans include:
DHS 132.815(2)(e)1.a. a. Footing and foundation plans submitted prior to the submission of the building plans;
DHS 132.815(2)(e)1.b. b. Plans for industrial exhaust systems for dust, fumes, vapors and gases, for government-owned buildings only;
DHS 132.815(2)(e)1.c. c. Spray booth plans, for government-owned buildings only;
DHS 132.815(2)(e)1.d. d. Stadium, grandstand and bleacher plans, and interior bleacher plans submitted as independent projects;
DHS 132.815(2)(e)1.e. e. Structural plans submitted as independent projects, such as docks, piers, antennae, outdoor movie screens and observation towers; and
DHS 132.815(2)(e)1.f. f. Plans for any building component, other than building and heating, ventilation and air conditioning, submitted following the final inspection by the department.
DHS 132.815(2)(e)2. 2. `Fee for permission to start construction.' The fee for permission to start construction shall be $80. This fee shall apply to those applicants proposing to start construction prior to the approval of the plans by the department.
DHS 132.815(2)(e)3. 3. `Fee for plan revision.' The fee for revision of previously approved plans shall be $100. This paragraph applies when plans are revised for reasons other than those that were requested by the department. The department may not charge a fee for revisions requested by the department as a condition of original plan approval.
DHS 132.815(2)(e)4. 4. `Fee for extension of plan approval.' The examination fee for a plan previously approved by the department for which an approval extension [was requested] beyond the time limit specified in this chapter shall be $75 per plan.
DHS 132.815(2)(e)5. 5. `Collection of fees.' Fees shall be remitted at the time the plans are submitted. No plan examinations, approvals or inspections may be made until fees are received.
DHS 132.815(2)(e)6. 6. `Handling and copying fees.'
DHS 132.815(2)(e)6.a.a. The department shall charge a handling fee of $50 per plan to the submitting party for any plan that is submitted to the department, entered into the department's system and subsequently requested by the submitting party to be returned prior to departmental review.
DHS 132.815(2)(e)6.b. b. The department may charge a photocopying fee of 25 cents per page to anyone who requests copies of construction or remodeling plans, except that a fee of $5 per plan sheet shall be charged for reproduction of plan sheets larger than legal size.
DHS 132.815(3) (3) Handling and copying fees.
DHS 132.815(3)(a) (a) The department shall charge a handling fee of $50 per plan to the submitting party for any plan which is submitted to the department, entered into the department's system and then the submitting party requests that it be returned prior to review.
DHS 132.815(3)(b) (b) The department may charge a photocopying fee of 25 cents per page to anyone who requests copies of construction or remodeling plans, except that a fee of $5 per plan sheet shall be charged for reproduction of plan sheets larger than legal size.
DHS 132.815 History History: Emerg. cr. eff. 1-1-94; cr. Register, August, 1994, No. 464, eff. 9-1-94; emerg. r. and recr. (2), eff. 7-1-96; r. and recr. (2), Register, December, 1996, No. 492, eff. 1-1-97.
DHS 132.82 DHS 132.82Life safety code.
DHS 132.82(1)(1)Applicability. Facilities shall meet the applicable provisions of the 2012 edition of the Life Safety Code.
DHS 132.82 Note Note: Copies of the 2012 Life Safety Code and related codes are on file in the Department's Division of Quality Assurance and the Legislative Reference Bureau, and may be obtained from the National Fire Protection Association, 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02169.
DHS 132.82(2) (2) Fire safety evaluation system. A proposed or existing facility not meeting all requirements of the applicable life safety code shall be considered in compliance if it achieves a passing score on the Fire Safety Evaluation System (FSES), developed by the United States department of commerce, national bureau of standards, to establish safety equivalencies under the life safety code.
DHS 132.82(3) (3) Resident safety and disaster plan.
DHS 132.82(3)(a) (a) Disaster plan.
DHS 132.82(3)(a)1.1. Each facility shall have a written procedure which shall be followed in case of fire or other disasters, and which shall specify persons to be notified, locations of alarm signals and fire extinguishers, evacuation routes, procedures for evacuating helpless residents, frequency of fire drills, and assignment of specific tasks and responsibilities to the personnel of each shift and each discipline.
DHS 132.82(3)(a)2. 2. The plan shall be developed with the assistance of qualified fire and safety experts, including the local fire authority.
DHS 132.82(3)(a)3. 3. All employees shall be oriented to this plan and trained to perform assigned tasks.
DHS 132.82(3)(a)4. 4. The plan shall be available at each nursing station.
DHS 132.82(3)(a)5. 5. The plan shall include a diagram of the immediate floor area showing the exits, fire alarm stations, evacuation routes, and locations of fire extinguishers. The diagram shall be posted in conspicuous locations in the corridor throughout the facility.
DHS 132.82(3)(b) (b) Drills. Fire drills shall be held at irregular intervals at least 4 times a year on each shift and the plan shall be reviewed and modified as necessary. Records of drills and dates of drills shall be maintained.
DHS 132.82(3)(c) (c) Fire inspections. The administrator of the facility shall arrange for fire protection as follows:
DHS 132.82(3)(c)1. 1. At least semiannual inspection of the facility shall be made by the local fire inspection authorities. Signed certificates of such inspections shall be kept on file in the facility.
DHS 132.82(3)(c)2. 2. Certification by the local fire authority as to the fire safety of the facility and to the adequacy of a written fire plan for orderly evacuation of residents shall be obtained and kept on file in the facility.
DHS 132.82(3)(c)3. 3. Where the facility is located in a city, village, or township that does not have an official established fire department, the licensee shall obtain and maintain a continuing contract for fire protection service with the nearest municipality providing such service. A certification of the existence of such contract shall be kept on file in the facility.
DHS 132.82 Note Note: See NFPA 10, 1973 edition.
DHS 132.82(3)(e) (e) Fire report. All incidents of fire in a facility shall be reported to the department within 72 hours.
DHS 132.82 History History: Cr. Register, July, 1982, No. 319, eff. 8-1-82; r. and recr. (1) and (2), r. (4), renum. (3) and (5) to be (4) and (6), cr. (3) and (5), Register, January, 1987, No. 373, eff. 2-1-87; emerg. am. (3), cr. (3m), r. and recr. (5) and Table, eff. 7-1-94; am. (3), cr. (3m), r. and recr. (5) and Table, Register, January, 1995, No. 469, eff. 2-1-95; CR 04-053: r. and recr. (1) to (5), renum. (6) to be (3) Register October 2004 No. 586, eff. 11-1-04; CR 06-053: r. (3) (d) and (f) to (i), Register August 2007 No. 620, eff. 9-1-07; CR 16-087: am. (1) Register September 2017 No. 741, eff. 10-1-17.
DHS 132.83 DHS 132.83Safety and systems.
DHS 132.83(1)(1)Maintenance. The building shall be maintained in good repair and kept free of hazards such as those created by any damaged or defective building equipment.
DHS 132.83(3) (3) Doors.
DHS 132.83(3)(d)(d) Toilet room doors. In period B and C facilities, resident toilet room doors shall be not less than 3 feet 0 inches by 6 feet 8 inches, and shall not swing into the toilet room unless they are provided with two-way hardware.
DHS 132.83(3)(e) (e) Thresholds. In period B and C facilities, raised thresholds which cannot be traversed easily by a bed on wheels, a wheelchair, a drug cart, or other equipment on wheels shall not be used.
DHS 132.83(4) (4) Emergency power. Emergency electrical service with an independent power source which covers lighting at nursing stations, telephone switchboards, exit and corridor lights, boiler room, fire alarm systems, and medical records when solely electronically based, shall be provided. The service may be battery operated if effective for at least 4 hours.
DHS 132.83(7) (7) Mechanical systems.
DHS 132.83(7)(a)(a) Water supply.
DHS 132.83(7)(a)1.1. A potable water supply shall be maintained at all times. If a public water supply is available, it shall be used. If a public water supply is not available, the well or wells shall comply with ch. NR 812.
DHS 132.83(7)(a)2. 2. An adequate supply of hot water shall be available at all times. The temperature of hot water at plumbing fixtures used by residents may not exceed the range of 110-115°F.
DHS 132.83(7)(d) (d) Heating and air conditioning. The heating and air conditioning systems shall be capable of maintaining adequate temperatures and providing freedom from drafts.
DHS 132.83(7)(g) (g) General lighting. Period C facilities shall have night lighting.
DHS 132.83(7)(h)5.5. Ventilation. In period C facilities all rooms in which food is stored, prepared or served, or in which utensils are washed shall be well-ventilated. Refrigerated storage rooms need not be ventilated.
DHS 132.83(7)(i) (i) Elevators.
DHS 132.83(7)(i)1.1. In period B facilities, at least one elevator shall be provided when residents' beds are located on one or more floors above or below the dining or service floor. The platform size of the elevator shall be large enough to hold a resident bed and attendant.
DHS 132.83(7)(i)2. 2. In period C facilities, at least one elevator shall be provided in the facility if resident beds or activities are located on more than one floor. The platform size of the elevator shall be large enough to hold a resident bed and an attendant.
DHS 132.83(7)(j)2.2. Electrical. In period B and C facilities at least one duplex-type outlet shall be provided for every resident's bed.
DHS 132.83(7)(j)3. 3. In new construction begun after the effective date of this chapter, at least 2 duplex-type outlets shall be provided for each bed.
DHS 132.83 History History: Cr. Register, July, 1982, No. 319, eff. 8-1-82; am. (3) (c) 1., (5) (e) and (f) (intro), (6) (b), (7) (a), (f), (g) 1., (j) 2., Register, January, 1987, No. 373, eff. 2-1-87; emerg. am. (6) (a), r. and recr. (6) (b), eff. 7-1-94; am. (6) (a), r. and recr. (6) (b), Register, January, 1995, No. 469, eff. 2-1-95; CR 04-053: am. (4) and (7) (a) 2., r. (5) (b), (c) and (d), Register October 2004 No. 586, eff. 11-1-04; CR 06-053: r. (2) (3) (a) to (c), (5), (6), (7) (b), (c), (d) 2., (e), (f), (g) 1., (h) 1. to 4. and 5. a., and (j) 1. and 2. b., renum. (7) (d) 1. and (g) 2. to be (7) (d) and (g), cons., renum. and am. (7) (h) 5. (intro.) and b. to be &(7) (h) 5., cons., renum. and am. (7) (j) 2. (intro.) and a. to be (7) (j) 2., Register August 2007 No. 620, eff. 9-1-07.
DHS 132.84 DHS 132.84Design.
DHS 132.84(1)(1)Residents' rooms.
DHS 132.84(1)(a)(a) Assignment of residents. Sexes shall be separated by means of separate wings, floors, or rooms, except in accordance with s. 50.09 (1) (f) 1, Stats.
DHS 132.84(1)(b) (b) Location. No bedroom housing a resident shall open directly to a kitchen or laundry.
DHS 132.84(1)(g) (g) Bed arrangement. The beds shall be arranged so that the beds shall be at least 3 feet apart and a clear aisle space of at least 3 feet from the entrance to the room to each bed shall be provided.
DHS 132.84(1)(h) (h) Closet space. A closet or locker shall be provided for each resident in each bedroom. Closets or lockers shall afford a space of not less than 15 inches wide by 18 inches deep by 5 feet in height for each resident bed.
DHS 132.84(1)(i) (i) Cubicle curtains.
DHS 132.84(1)(i)1.1. In period A and B facilities, each bed in a multiple-bed room shall have a flameproof cubicle curtain or an equivalent divider that will assure resident privacy.
DHS 132.84(1)(i)2. 2. In period C facilities, each bed in a multiple-bed room shall be provided with a flameproof cubicle curtain to enclose each bed and to assure privacy.
DHS 132.84(2) (2) Toilet and bathing facilities.
DHS 132.84(2)(a) (a) General. All lavatories required by this subsection shall have hot and cold running water. Toilets shall be water flushed and equipped with open front seats without lids.
DHS 132.84(2)(e) (e) Period A and B. In period A and B facilities separate toilet and bath facilities shall be provided for male and female residents.
DHS 132.84(2)(f) (f) Period C. In period C facilities every tub, shower, or toilet shall be separated in such a manner that it can be used independently and afford privacy.
DHS 132.84(3) (3) Staff work stations and other required facilities. Each resident living area shall have all of the following:
DHS 132.84(3)(a) (a) A staff work station whose location allows staff to provide services to all living areas, resident bedrooms and resident use spaces. The facility shall contain adequate storage space for records and charts and shall contain a desk or work counter for staff, a functional telephone for emergency calls and a resident communication system as required under sub. (4). Staff work stations shall be located to meet the needs of the resident population being served.
DHS 132.84(3)(b) (b) Space for storage of linen, equipment and supplies, unless a central space for storage is provided.
DHS 132.84(3)(c)1.1. Except as provided in subds. 2. and 3., a well-lit, secure medicine preparation, storage and handling room or area available to each staff work station with a work counter, refrigerator, sink with hot and cold running water, and a medicine storage cabinet with lock or space for drug carts. The room shall be mechanically ventilated.
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