Regulations

USDA

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service

"Light fixtures in rooms where exposed meat or poultry is handled should ensure maximum safety, to preclude contamination of products with broken glass and prevent collection of dirt, product, and debris on lamp surfaces..."

Sanitation Requirements for Official Meat and Poultry Establishments - Chapter 5, Section 1

 


 OHSA

OSHA Technical Information Bulletin

"Special metal halide lamps, which are designed to contain all particles in the event of a rupture, are commercially available....Users may wish to consider using these lamps as another option for open luminaires..."

 


FDA

 FDA Plant Construction and Design

"... provide safety-type light bulbs, fixtures, skylights, or other glass suspended over exposed food in any step of preparation or otherwise protect against food contamination in case of glass breakage."

"...light bulbs shall be protected, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant in areas where there is exposed food; clean equipment, utensils, and linens; or unwrapped single-service and single-use articles."

110.20 Section B Part 5

FDA Food Code

Except as specified in of this section, light bulbs shall be protected, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant in areas where there is exposed food; clean equipment, utensils, and linens; or unwrapped single-service andsingle-use articles.

Chapter 6, Section 202.11 Light Bulbs, Protective Shielding.

 


NSF

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