Feed for /code/admin_code/dhs/110/198 PDF
DHS 198.16(3) (3)Service connections.
DHS 198.16(3)(a)(a) Utility openings. All service connections through an exterior wall of the machine, including water, gas, electrical and refrigeration connections, shall be grommeted or closed to prevent the entry of insects and rodents.
DHS 198.16(3)(b) (b) Closing methods. Grommets, clamps or other effective closures may be used. Where the opening is not used until the point of installation, the closure may be shipped with the machine in packet form rather than in the installed position.
DHS 198.16(3)(c) (c) Shipping bolt holes. Where shipping bolt holes are used, the holes shall be closed by the use of grommets, durable tapes, sealants or reusable bolts provided by the manufacturer. These closures shall be easily identifiable or adequately described in the instruction manual for their intended use.
DHS 198.16(3)(d) (d) Miscellaneous openings. Miscellaneous openings into the cabinet and through the cabinet wall other than coin entrance, coin returns and crown pullers, but including openings for optional service connections or alternate installations, shall be provided with effective closures by the manufacturer. The closures shall be provided for these not-in-use openings, and shall be easily identifiable, properly marked or adequately described in the instruction manual for their intended use.
DHS 198.16(3)(e) (e) Disconnection safeguards. All service connections to utilities shall be of a type which will discourage their unauthorized or unintentional disconnection.
DHS 198.16(4) (4)Cleaning and sanitizing facilities. Approved facilities for cleaning and sanitizing equipment shall be available for each vending machine location or at a central location. If at a central location, reasonable precautions shall be taken to protect the product contact surfaces from contamination during storage, transportation and installation. Facilities for cleaning and sanitizing shall include either permanently fixed sinks of adequate size which are used only for this or a similar purpose or there shall be portable washing facilities such as a service wagon, metal or plastic pails or another mobile device which can be satisfactorily moved from one location to another. Sinks and portable receptacles shall be large enough to submerge at least 50% of the largest single piece of equipment or part of a vending machine which is to be cleaned and sanitized. Water used for cleaning product contact surfaces shall not be less than 110°F. (43 °C.), shall contain an adequate amount of effective soap or detergent and shall be kept clean by changing it frequently.
DHS 198.16(5) (5)Manual sanitizing. Sanitizing of handwashed product contact surfaces shall be by one of the following methods:
DHS 198.16(5)(a) (a) Submerge washed equipment for 30 seconds in clean water maintained at a temperature of 170°F. (77° C.) or more. Mechanical spray rinsing for a period of 10 seconds at 180°F. (82°C.) is also approved; or
DHS 198.16(5)(b) (b) Submerge or rinse equipment following the washing operation in water at a minimum temperature of 110°F. (43°C.) to remove soap or detergent, and then submerge the equipment for at least 2 minutes in a hypochlorite solution which shall be made up with a chlorine concentration of at least 100 parts per million and shall be discarded when the chlorine concentration goes below 50 parts per million. Hypochlorite solutions shall be prepared fresh at least daily. Other sanitizing solutions may be used provided that use is at the concentration at which tested and approved by the department.
DHS 198.16(6) (6)Thermometers. The employee doing the cleaning shall be equipped with a thermometer which registers from 0°F. (-18°C.) to not less than 200°F. (93°C.) and has an accuracy of ±2°F. (1°C.) and shall use this thermometer to check water temperatures.
DHS 198.16(7) (7)Cleaned in place. In machines designed so that food-contact surfaces are not readily removable, all surfaces intended for in-place cleaning shall be designed and fabricated so that:
DHS 198.16(7)(a) (a) Cleaning and sanitizing solutions can be circulated throughout a fixed system using an effective cleaning and sanitizing regimen;
DHS 198.16(7)(b) (b) Cleaning and sanitizing solutions will contact all food-contact surfaces;
DHS 198.16(7)(c) (c) The system is self-draining or capable of being completely evacuated; and
DHS 198.16(7)(d) (d) The procedures used result in thorough cleaning and sanitizing of the equipment.
DHS 198.16 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1985, No. 354, eff. 7-1-85; CR 08-073: renum. from HFS 198.10 Register January 2009 No. 637, eff. 2-1-09.
DHS 198.17 DHS 198.17 Water supply.
DHS 198.17(1)(1)Approved source. Water used in vending machines shall be of safe and sanitary quality. Where a public water supply is available, connection and use are required. Where a public water supply is not available, the well or wells supplying the machines shall comply with ch. NR 812, rules of the department of natural resources concerning well construction and pump installation.
DHS 198.17(2) (2)Transportation and plumbing. Water used as a product ingredient shall be piped into the vending machine under pressure or brought to the vending machine in portable containers which have been filled directly from an approved water supply outlet. Portable containers shall be designed and maintained as food contact surfaces and shall be cleaned and sanitized, using the procedures established in s. DHS 198.16 (4) and (5), at the commissary or other approved facility before each use. These containers and their contents shall be continuously protected against contamination during filling, transporting to the location and sale of the product. All plumbing connections and fittings shall be installed in accordance with chs. SPS 382 and 383.
DHS 198.17(3) (3)Water filters. If used, water filters or other water-conditioning devices shall be of a type which may be disassembled for periodic cleaning or replacement of the active element. Replacement elements shall be handled in a sanitary manner.
DHS 198.17 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1985, No. 354, eff. 7-1-85; correction in (1) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, January, 1995, No. 469; CR 08-073: renum. from HFS 198.11 Register January 2009 No. 637, eff. 2-1-09; correction in (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register January 2009 No. 637; correction in (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register February 2012 No. 674.
DHS 198.18 DHS 198.18 Waste disposal.
DHS 198.18(1)(1)Removal. All trash and other food product waste material shall be removed from the machine location as frequently as may be necessary to prevent a nuisance and unsightliness, and shall be disposed of in a manner that will not cause an insect or rodent problem.
DHS 198.18(2) (2)Containers. Self-closing, leakproof and easily cleanable refuse containers shall be provided in the vicinity of each machine or machines to receive cartons, wrappers and other items of refuse.
DHS 198.18(3) (3)Waste collection.
DHS 198.18(3)(a)(a) Containers shall be provided within all machines dispensing liquid products in bulk for the collection of drip, spillage, overflow and other internal wastes.
DHS 198.18(3)(b) (b) An automatic shut-off device shall be provided which will place the vending machine out of operation before a container overflows. The cut-off mechanism shall be set at a point to permit removal of the waste container from the machine without spillage.
DHS 198.18(3)(c) (c) Containers and surfaces on which wastes may accumulate shall be readily removable for cleaning, easily cleanable and corrosion-resistant.
DHS 198.18(4) (4)Waste connections. Liquid waste drainage pipes from a vending machine may not be connected to plumbing unless an air gap meeting the requirements of s. SPS 382.33 (7) (a) is provided.
DHS 198.18 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1985, No. 354, eff. 7-1-85; correction in (4) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register May 2002 No. 557; CR 08-073: renum. from HFS 198.12 Register January 2009 No. 637, eff. 2-1-09; correction in (4) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register February 2012 No. 674.
DHS 198.19 DHS 198.19 Delivery of foods.
DHS 198.19(1)(1)Protection. Foods, including beverages and ingredients, in transit to vending machine locations shall be protected from the elements, dirt, dust, insects, rodents and other contamination. Similar protection shall be provided for single-service containers and for the product contact surfaces of equipment, containers and devices in transit to machine locations.
DHS 198.19(2) (2)Food temperatures. Readily perishable foods, including beverages and ingredients, in transit to vending machine locations shall be maintained at a temperature of not more than 40° F. (4°C.) or at a temperature of not less than 150°F. (66 °C), as appropriate.
DHS 198.19 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1985, No. 354, eff. 7-1-85; CR 08-073: renum. from HFS 198.13 Register January 2009 No. 637, eff. 2-1-09.
DHS 198.20 DHS 198.20 Personnel.
DHS 198.20(1)(1)Health.
DHS 198.20(1)(a)(a) No person who is known to be infected with a disease in a form that is communicable by food handling may be employed in activities involving food handling in a vending machine operation or a vending machine commissary.
DHS 198.20(1)(b) (b) If the vending machine operator or the operator of a vending machine commissary suspects that any employee has contracted any disease in a communicable form that may be transmitted by food handling, the operator shall exclude the employee from any activities involving food handling and, in the case of a reportable communicable disease defined under s. DHS 145.03 (2), shall notify the local health authority immediately.
DHS 198.20(2) (2)Cleanliness. Employees shall wash their hands immediately prior to engaging in any vending machine servicing operation which may bring them in contact with foods, including beverages or ingredients, or with product contact surfaces of utensils, containers or equipment. While engaged in the servicing operations, employees shall wear clean outer garments.
DHS 198.20(3) (3)Tobacco use. No employee while engaged in filling, emptying or in any way servicing the food contact surfaces of vending machines may use tobacco in any form.
DHS 198.20 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1985, No. 354, eff. 7-1-85; correction in (1) (b) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, August, 1998, No. 512; CR 08-073: renum. from HFS 198.14 Register January 2009 No. 637, eff. 2-1-09; correction in (1) (b) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register January 2009 No. 637.
Loading...
Loading...
The Wisconsin Administrative Code on this web site is updated on the 1st day of each month, current as of that date. See also Are the Codes on this Website Official?