locker space is essential. Provide a hot water shower for personal
decontamination at the end of the day. Additional shower stalls may be
recommended for medium and large shops.
shall be stored separately from pesticides. Personnel shall have at
least three sets of clothing per person, two pairs of gloves, and one
respirator with additional respirator cartridges. An extra set of clean
clothing should be maintained in the pest management facility for each
employee. It is essential that each individual have two lockers: one
for street clothing and another for work clothing to preclude
contamination of street clothing by work clothing or protective gear.
Normal work flow is for workers to drop off contaminated or soiled work
clothing in the laundry room as they pass from the pesticide area of the
shop to the "clean" side of the locker area.
188.8.131.52.2 Alternate Plan for Women's Shower and Locker Room. Convert storage
room into a women's shower and locker room if at least one female is employed.
See Facility Plate Sheets 1, 3, 4, 6 and 8.
184.108.40.206.3 Toilet. Provide at least one toilet for 1 to 15 employees (male
and female). Toilet may be used by male or female and should be locked from
the inside. Provide a sign to remind employees to "WASH HANDS BEFORE USING
TOILET." Provide at least one lavatory with hot and cold water, water closet
and urinal, and these should be located in the transitional area. See also
Table 1 and Facility Plate Sheets 1, 3, 4, 6 and 8. These facilities are
essential unless suitable toilet facilities are convenient, for example, in an
Operational Note: Individual paper towels shall be provided in proper
receptacles. Provide a sanitary means maintained for the disposal of
used towels. Common-use towels are prohibited. Hot air hand driers are
an option to consider and have the benefit of eliminating waste
220.127.116.11.4 Laundry and Cleaning Gear Room.
Provide a room adjacent to or near
the shower and locker rooms.
Foundations, Floor Slabs, and Floor Finishes. Foundations shall be
slab-on-grade with flat (flushed) door sills at interior and exterior doors.
Do not install floor drains in the interior pesticide areas. Where pesticides
are handled or stored, slope (3/100) floor from sills to the center of
interior pesticide areas to collect spilled materials. If a sloped floor is
not installed, provide a 4-inch (102-mm) concrete curb to contain spills and
facilitate spill management in the pesticide areas only. For exterior slabs,