W. Va. Code R. § 64-26-3 - Layout

3.1. If a laboratory desires approval by the West Virginia department of health for a specified technique such as required under the Premarital, Prenatal, and Barbers and Beauticians' Law, it must first show that it meets the following basic requirements relative to location, floor space, lighting, ventilation, water and sewage disposal, equipment, apparatus and personnel:
3.1.1. Location - Suitably located and sufficiently isolated in any well lighted, well ventilated and well heated space which will be free from excessive traffic.
3.1.2. Floor Space - Adequate space for apparatus and equipment; in addition, adequate space for working, storage, reporting and record keeping, and for compilation and periodic evaluation, by the director and others interested in the productivity of the laboratory, of summary reports on volume and variety of work. A minimum of 100 square feet is recommended.
3.1.3. Lighting - Adequate daylight or artificial light, approximating 50 foot-candle illumination at actual working surfaces where detailed work is carried out. Generalized lighting in order to reduce glare and contrast should be provided at approximately 20 foot-candles.
3.1.4. Adequate Ventilation
3.1.5. Water and Sewage Disposal-Hot and cold running water and sanitary sewage disposal systems in the laboratory.


W. Va. Code R. § 64-26-3

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