DOC 348.06(1) (1) Each facility shall have and shall properly maintain fire alarms, smoke detectors, sprinkler systems, fire extinguishers, fire attack equipment and self-contained breathing apparatuses which operate for at least 30 minutes. This equipment shall be placed in the facility in accordance with the advice of the local fire department.
DOC 348.06(2) (2) Each facility, in collaboration with the local fire department, shall develop written plans for fire protection, evacuation, and training of staff in equipment use and evacuation.
DOC 348.06(3) (3) The evacuation plan developed under sub. (2) shall be posted in a conspicuous place in the facility.
DOC 348.06(4) (4) The sheriff or a designee shall arrange for a fire inspection by the local fire department at least once every 6 months. Documentation of inspections shall be included in facility files.
DOC 348.06(5) (5) Each facility shall have standby emergency power for all electrically operated smoke detectors, fire alarms, exit lighting and selected lighting within the facility. Emergency power shall be designed to start up automatically within 10 seconds of the failure of normal power. The emergency power source shall be capable of generating power for at least 11 2 hours.
DOC 348.06 History History: Cr. Register, August, 1987, No. 380, eff. 9-1-87.
DOC 348.07 DOC 348.07Sanitation. All facilities shall meet the requirements of ch. DHS 190. In addition:
DOC 348.07(1) (1) Clean sheets, pillowcases, blankets and towels shall be provided to each inmate upon admission;
DOC 348.07(2) (2) Blankets shall be laundered or sterilized before reissue and at least every 3 months;
DOC 348.07(3) (3) Sheets and pillowcases shall be changed and washed at least weekly;
DOC 348.07(4) (4) Clean towels and washcloths shall be issued to each inmate twice per week;
DOC 348.07(5) (5) A mattress and pillow shall be provided for each bed;
DOC 348.07(6) (6) Each mattress and pillow shall be made of fire-resistant material and covered with a fire retardant, waterproof, easy-to-sanitize material. Mattresses and pillows shall be kept in good repair and in a cleRegister January 2012 No. 673an and sanitary condition;
DOC 348.07(7) (7) Suppliers of mattresses and pillows shall provide evidence to the sheriff that the contents of their products are fire resistant and that the products are fire retardant, waterproof and easy to clean.
DOC 348.07(8) (8) Mattresses shall be at least 3 inches thick and of proper size to fit the bed.
DOC 348.07 History History: Cr. Register, August, 1987, No. 380, eff. 9-1-87; correction in (intro.) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, June, 1999, No. 522; correction in (intro.) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register June 2011 No. 666.
DOC 348.08 DOC 348.08Maintenance and repair.
DOC 348.08(1) (1) Facility staff shall inspect the facility daily to discover inoperative devices and equipment and areas in need of repair and maintenance.
DOC 348.08(2) (2) Defects in the physical plant and its contents that endanger any inmates' safety, health or life, or that threaten serious damage to the facility shall be repaired immediately. If the repairs cannot be made immediately, the defective area or items may not be used.
DOC 348.08(3) (3) Repairs shall restore the facility to its original condition or to an equivalent safe condition.
DOC 348.08(4) (4) Routine repair and maintenance of the facility shall be performed consistently to ensure that the facility is in proper condition.
DOC 348.08 History History: Cr. Register, August, 1987, No. 380, eff. 9-1-87.
DOC 348.09 DOC 348.09Records and reporting.
DOC 348.09(1) (1)Register of inmates. A register of all inmates shall be kept with identifying information that includes name, age, sex, race, court order, time of placement and placing authority, and time of release and releasing authority. If an inmate escapes, the time and manner of the escape shall be included in the register.
DOC 348.09(2) (2)Medical records. While an inmate is in custody, records shall be maintained on medical screening conducted on admission to the facility, medications prescribed, medical evaluations and treatment provided. Medical records shall be kept separate from other records and shall be maintained in a confidential manner in accordance with ss. 146.81 to 146.83, Stats., and other applicable state and federal laws.
DOC 348.09(3) (3)Discipline records. Records shall be maintained of disciplinary actions that result in loss of good time or loss or privileges in accordance with ss. 302.43 and 303.08 (10), Stats.
DOC 348.09(4) (4)Registration of visitors. Visitors shall be required to register upon entering the facility.
DOC 348.09(5) (5)Storage of records. Records shall be secured in locked desks or in filing or storage cabinets.
DOC 348.09(6) (6)Reporting requirements.
DOC 348.09(6)(a)(a) The sheriff shall notify the department's regional detention facility specialist immediately when any of the following situations occur:
DOC 348.09(6)(a)1. 1. When an inmate dies or attempts suicide and requires hospitalization;
DOC 348.09(6)(a)2. 2. When an inmate escapes or attempts to escape; or
DOC 348.09(6)(a)3. 3. When a fire, natural disaster, riot, inmate escape or other major occurrence damages the facility.
DOC 348.09(6)(b) (b) Information requested by the department shall be promptly furnished by the sheriff.
DOC 348.09 History History: Cr. Register, August, 1987, No. 380, eff. 9-1-87.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.