TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
PART 890 ILLINOIS PLUMBING CODE
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SECTION 890.1770 CABINET SHOWERS
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Section 890.1770  Cabinet Showers

 

a)         All cabinet showers shall be unitized one-piece fixtures of stainless steel with the exposed surfaces polished, except the receptor which shall have a non-skid surface.  All exposed welds shall be ground smooth and all construction is to be free of visible voids, seams or crevices.

 

b)         Shower compartments shall have at least 1,296 square inches outside dimensions and shall be at least 32 inches in shortest dimension outside dimensions.

 

c)         The valve shall be an adjustable type with a maximum of two and one-half (2 1/2) gpm flow control, integral screwdriver stop valve.

 

d)         The shower shall include a stainless steel soap dish, shower head and clothes hook, designed for correctional facility use.

 

e)         The shower head within shower cabinets or site constructed showers shall be located in such a manner as not to pose an insanitary or nuisance condition outside the shower area.  The shower heads are to be on a side wall or overhead so as not to spray water out of the shower cabinet or area and create a slipping hazard on the tile floor or cause water to pond in areas other than the shower area.