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55 Pa. Code § 3280.92. Space heaters.

§ 3280.92. Space heaters.

 (a)  Portable space heaters, if allowed by local ordinance, may be used while children are in care, if the units are used in accordance with the manufacturer’s operating instructions.

 (b)  Fixed and portable space heaters shall be insulated or equipped with protective guards.

 (c)  The manufacturer’s instructions for use shall be kept in an accessible area in the facility.

 (d)  A fixed space heater shall be approved for use by a local firesafety professional. Written approval of the installation and written approval for use shall be on file at the facility.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3280.221 (relating to requirements specific to school-age programs).

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