Rule 44:70:03:02 General fire safety.
fire safety. Each facility shall be constructed, arranged, equipped,
maintained, and operated to avoid undue danger to the lives and safety of its
occupants from fire, smoke, fumes, or resulting panic during the period of time
reasonably necessary for escape from the structure in case of fire or other
emergency. The fire alarm system shall be sounded each month. At least two
staff members shall be on duty at all times. In a multilevel facility, at least
one staff member shall be on duty on each floor containing occupied beds.
Compliance with this section does not eliminate or reduce the necessity for
other provisions for safety of persons using the structure under normal
38 SDR 115, effective January 9, 2012.
Authority: SDCL 34-12-13(3).
Implemented: SDCL 34-12-13(3).
Fire safety code requirements,
Staffing exception during sleeping
hours, § 44:70:03:02.01.
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