Wis. Admin. Code Department of Corrections § DOC 348.06 - Fire safety

Current through March 28, 2022

(1) Each facility shall have and shall properly maintain fire alarms, smoke detectors, sprinkler systems, fire extinguishers, fire attack equipment and self-contained breathing apparatuses which operate for at least 30 minutes. This equipment shall be placed in the facility in accordance with the advice of the local fire department.
(2) Each facility, in collaboration with the local fire department, shall develop written plans for fire protection, evacuation, and training of staff in equipment use and evacuation.
(3) The evacuation plan developed under sub. (2) shall be posted in a conspicuous place in the facility.
(4) The sheriff or a designee shall arrange for a fire inspection by the local fire department at least once every 6 months. Documentation of inspections shall be included in facility files.
(5) Each facility shall have standby emergency power for all electrically operated smoke detectors, fire alarms, exit lighting and selected lighting within the facility. Emergency power shall be designed to start up automatically within 10 seconds of the failure of normal power. The emergency power source shall be capable of generating power for at least 11/2 hours.


Wis. Admin. Code Department of Corrections § DOC 348.06
Cr. Register, August, 1987, No. 380, eff. 9-1-87.

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