1. Devices designed
to electrocute flying insects are acceptable for use at a food establishment if
they are positioned so that dead insects are prevented from falling on exposed
food, food contact surfaces, or clean equipment and utensils. The trays holding
dead insects must be emptied at least weekly.
For the purposes of subsection 1, a device
is properly positioned if the requirements of this subsection are met. Only
devices mounted on a wall may be used. Ceiling units are not acceptable in
areas where food, food contact surfaces, equipment or utensils are exposed.
Devices must be installed:
(a) So that the
center of the device is not more than 3 feet (91 centimeters) above the
(b) Not closer than 5 feet
(151 centimeters) from exposed food.
The following safety factors must be
considered when purchasing or installing these devices:
(a) The device must be accepted for testing,
certified, listed and labeled by a nationally recognized testing laboratory
such as Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
(b) Arcing equipment must be isolated from
Electrically charged parts must be guarded to prevent shock to persons working
near the device.
(d) The device
must be properly grounded.
device must be located or positioned so that employees are not required to work
continuously within 3 feet (91 centimeters) of the device.