Utah Administrative Code
Health
Title R392 - Disease Control and Prevention, Environmental Services.
Rule R392-300 - Recreation Camp Sanitation.
R392-300-10 - Operation and Maintenance.

Universal Citation: UT Admin Code R 392-300-10

(1) When tents, or permanent or semi-permanent buildings are provided by the operator, they shall:

(a) be of sound construction;

(b) assure adequate protection against the weather;

(c) include essential facilities to permit maintenance in a clean and operable condition;

(d) include openable windows or mechanical ventilation; and

(e) provide adequate storage for personal belongings.

(2) In open bay type sleeping areas containing four or more beds, the operator shall separate beds by a horizontal distance of at least five feet, reducible to three feet if beds are alternated head to foot, except in the case of double stacked bunks, which shall have a minimum horizontal separation of six feet under all circumstances. If partitions are utilized to preclude face-to-face exposure between beds, spacing requirements may be modified to a minimum separation distance of three feet between adjacent beds upon approval of the local health officer.

(3)(a) Each provided bed, bunk, or cot shall be maintained in a sanitary condition.

(b) Mattresses, mattress covers, quilts, blankets, pillows, pillowcases, sheets, bedcovers, and other bedding shall be kept clean and in good repair.

(c) A sheet shall be provided for each bed, and shall be large enough to cover the top and all four sides of the mattress.

(d) A pillowcase shall be provided for each supplied pillow.

(e) Supplied bedding shall be replaced with clean linen, including sheets and pillowcases, before new occupant use.

(4) All buildings, rooms, and equipment, including furnishings and equipment in camping areas, and the grounds surrounding them shall be maintained in a clean and operable condition.

(5) Where electric power is available, service buildings shall be provided with outside lighting to indicate the location and entrance doorways of each.

(6) Where necessary, all reasonable means shall be employed to eliminate or control infestations of vermin, vectors, or pests within all parts of any camp. This shall include approved screening or other approved control of outside openings in structures intended for occupancy or food service facilities.

(7) Each modern camp shall be equipped with at least a 24-unit ANSI compliant first aid kit. The operator shall ensure that each first aid kit is:

(a) properly stocked;

(b) readily accessible; and

(c) conveniently located in critical areas.

(8) The operator of a camp with onsite staff shall employ at least one individual who is adequately trained to render first aid. This individual should possess at least a certificate of completion of the Basic First Aid Course as presented by the American National Red Cross or its equivalent.

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