EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION AND LOCATION

Section 14-1.100 - Supplies and equipment; location

EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION AND LOCATION

14-1.100 Supplies and equipment; location. Supplies and equipment, including ice makers and ice storage equipment, are not to be located under exposed or unprotected sewer lines, open stairwells or other sources of contamination. This requirement does not apply to location under automatic fire protection sprinkler heads that may be required by law.

Effective Date: 
Sunday, October 1, 1978
Doc Status: 
Complete

Section 14-1.101 - Equipment installation

14-1.101 Equipment installation.

(a) Equipment, unless easily movable, is to be:

(1) sealed to the floor;

(2) installed on a raised platform of concrete or other smooth masonry, in a way that meets all the requirements for sealing or floor clearance; or

(3) elevated on legs to provide at least a six-inch (15.2-centimeter) clearance between the floor and the equipment.

(b) Equipment is easily movable if it is mounted on wheels or casters; has no utility connection or has a utility connection that disconnects quickly, or has a flexible utility line of sufficient length to permit the equipment to be moved for easy cleaning.

(c) Equipment is to be sealed to adjoining equipment or adjacent walls and ceilings unless sufficient space is provided for easy cleaning between, behind and above each unit of fixed equipment.

Effective Date: 
Sunday, October 1, 1978
Doc Status: 
Complete

Section 14-1.102 - Aisles and working spaces

14-1.102 Aisles and working spaces.

Unobstructed aisles and working spaces are to be provided of sufficient width to permit employees to perform their duties readily without contamination of food or food-contact surfaces by clothing or personal contact. Easily movable storage equipment, such as pallets, racks and dollies, is to be positioned to provide accessibility to working areas.

Effective Date: 
Sunday, October 1, 1978
Doc Status: 
Complete