.53 Radiators.

A. If steam or hot water plumbing reaches a temperature in excess of 130F or directly powered radiating surfaces are located in areas of the facility that are accessible to residents, the assisted living program shall position or shield the radiating surfaces in a manner to prevent resident contact.

B. The assisted living program shall ensure that the radiator shielding device:

(1) Allows for efficient heat transfer;

(2) Is constructed to minimize vermin harborage;

(3) Is constructed of easily cleanable materials; and

(4) Complies with all State and local fire codes.