Nev. Admin. Code § 446.328 - Manual warewashing equipment: Sinks; alternative equipment

Current through August 4, 2021

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, a sink with at least three compartments must be provided for manually washing, rinsing and sanitizing equipment and utensils.
2. Sink compartments must be large enough to accommodate immersion of the largest equipment and utensils. If equipment or utensils are too large for the warewashing sink, a warewashing machine or alternative equipment, as provided in subsection 3, must be used.
3. Alternative manual warewashing equipment may be used when there are special cleaning needs or constraints and its use is approved by the health authority. Alternative manual warewashing equipment may include:
(a) High-pressure detergent sprayers;
(b) Low- or line-pressure spray detergent foamers;
(c) Other task-specific cleaning equipment;
(d) Brushes or other implements;
(e) Two-compartment sinks in accordance with the requirements of subsections 4 and 5; and
(f) Receptacles that substitute for the compartments of a multicompartment sink.
4. Before a two-compartment sink is used:
(a) The permit holder must have its use approved; and
(b) The permit holder must limit the number of kitchenware items cleaned and sanitized in the two-compartment sink, and must limit warewashing to batch operations for cleaning kitchenware, such as between cutting one type of raw meat and another, or cleanup at the end of a shift and must:
(1) Make up the cleaning and sanitizing solutions immediately before use and drain them immediately after use; and
(2) Use a:
(I) Detergent-sanitizer to sanitize and must apply the detergent-sanitizer in accordance with the manufacturer's label instructions and as specified under this chapter; or
(II) Hot water sanitization immersion step as specified under this chapter.
5. A two-compartment sink must not be used for warewashing operations in which cleaning and sanitizing solutions are used for a continuous or intermittent flow of kitchenware or tableware in an ongoing warewashing process.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 446.328
Added to NAC by Bd. of Health by R069-10, eff. 12-18-2013

NRS 439.200, 446.940

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