Nev. Admin. Code § 446.488 - Devices to electrocute flying insects

Current through March 28, 2022

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.
2. 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 floor.
(b) Not closer than 5 feet (151 centimeters) from exposed food.
3. 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 combustible material.
(c) Electrically charged parts must be guarded to prevent shock to persons working near the device.
(d) The device must be properly grounded.
(e) The device must be located or positioned so that employees are not required to work continuously within 3 feet (91 centimeters) of the device.


Nev. Admin. Code § 446.488
Added to NAC by Bd. of Health, eff. 10-14-88

NRS 439.150, 439.200, 446.940

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