Nev. Admin. Code § 446.757 - Construction requirements

Current through March 28, 2022

1. All interior wall, floor and ceiling surfaces of a mobile unit must be constructed of a light-colored, durable and completely washable material, including, without limitation, stainless steel, galvanized steel, aluminum or plastic, and must be free of open joints or cracks. Floors must be finished with an impervious, skid-resistant material and the junctures of floors, walls and adjoining fixtures must be watertight and coved.
2. There must be adequate ceiling height in the mobile unit so that food handling can be conducted in a safe manner.
3. The interior of the mobile unit must be completely enclosed with the exception of the service openings. The service openings must be open only when serving food.
4. Doors, windows and covers must close tightly and must be closed when the vehicle is being moved.
5. When cooking is conducted, mechanical ventilation must be provided.
6. Lighting within the mobile unit must provide at least 50 foot-candles (540 lux) of light on all working surfaces at all times during use. Lights must be shielded or shatterproof.
7. A three-compartment sink, with hot and cold running water under pressure, to wash, rinse and sanitize utensils is required when equipment and utensils are reused by a mobile unit. In addition:
(a) The warewashing sinks must be large enough to immerse utensils and equipment requiring intermittent cleaning. This requirement may be waived or modified when limited food preparation is done or additional clean utensils are available and utensil washing can take place in a servicing area.
(b) The warewashing sink must have a swivel faucet which is capable of depositing water into each sink compartment and which is equipped with a mixing valve.
8. All connections on the vehicle used for servicing the mobile unit's waste disposal facilities must be of a different size or type than those used for supplying potable water to the mobile unit.
9. The waste connection must not be located above the potable water inlet connection.


Nev. Admin. Code § 446.757
Added to NAC by Bd. of Health by R069-10, eff. 12-18-2013

NRS 439.200, 446.940

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