10A NCAC 14J .1213        SHOWERS AND PLUMBING FIXTURES

(a)  Each jail shall provide at least one shower for every eight inmates.

(b)  Showers shall have drains that prevent water from draining outside the shower, and the shower fixtures and drains shall be tamper‑resistant if necessary for security.

(c)  Plumbing fixtures shall be made of stainless steel or other materials as necessary for security.

(d)  Drinking fountains shall be equipped with mouth guards.

(e)  All privacy partitions in showers and bathrooms shall be high enough to allow limited privacy for the inmates while still allowing adequate supervision by officers.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 153A‑221;

Eff. June 1, 1990.