(f) Latrine and handwashing facilities.
(h) Noise control.
b. Space Allowances.
(1) AR 40-5 specifies these standards for space allowances:
Space allowances. Basic facilities and space allowances for Army
installation peacetime mission are described in AR 210-11.
Allowances for emergencies are described in AR 415-50.
In order to minimize disease transmission, the normal sleeping space
allowance for individuals in basic training is prescribed at not less than
72 square feet of floor space per man, exclusive of stairs, halls,
latrines, utility rooms, recreation areas, storage rooms, or other
administrative areas. All available billeting, including temporary
facilities and tents when necessary, will be utilized to ensure this
minimum space allowance. Commanders will schedule utilization of
common use facilities such as mess halls, classrooms, theaters, and
latrine facilities to avoid overcrowding.
(2) Remember, the space allowance for basic trainees is 72 square feet per
individual. This does NOT include stairs, halls, latrines, administrative areas, recreation
areas, and storage and utility rooms.
c. Plumbing Fixtures.
(1) AR 40-5 specifies these standards for plumbing fixtures:
Plumbing fixture requirements. The number of plumbing fixtures
installed will be based on maximum number of persons requiring
accommodations, total number of persons for whom toilets and urinals
are provided, or the total number of persons comprising the operating
complement or staff required for normal facility functioning. Plumbing
fixture requirements for various types of buildings are prescribed in
(2) Remember, the number of plumbing fixtures installed in a facility depends
(a) The maximum number of people that need the plumbing fixtures.