Lawriter - OAC - 3701-86-01 Registration, renewal of registration, annual report of compliance, and voluntary termination of a registration for newborn safety incubator locations.

3701-86-01 Registration, renewal of registration, annual report of compliance, and voluntary termination of a registration for newborn safety incubator locations.

(A) Prior to utilizing an installed newborn safety incubator, each law enforcement agency, hospital, or emergency medical service organization that has a newborn safety incubator installed at a location shall register with the Ohio department of health. This registration shall include:

(1) A completed "Newborn Safety Incubator - Location" registration form obtained from the Ohio department of health;

(2) An attestation of compliance, signed by the chief operating officer, chief executive officer, or administrator for the location where the newborn safety incubator is installed, affirming compliance with the applicable provisions of this chapter; and

(3) A nonrefundable registration fee of five hundred dollars made payable to the "Treasurer, State of Ohio."

(B) The registration of a newborn safety incubator shall be valid for a period of three years from the initial date of registration.

(C) Each law enforcement agency, hospital, or emergency medical service organization that has a newborn safety incubator installed at a location shall submit an annual attestation of compliance affirming the location's continuing compliance with the rules set forth in Chapter 3701-86 of the Administrative Code. The form shall be submitted to the Ohio department of health within thirty days of the anniversary of the initial or previous renewal registration date.

(D) Every three years, each law enforcement agency, hospital, or emergency medical service organization that has a registered newborn safety incubator installed shall submit a renewal registration to the Ohio department of health within thirty days of the initial date of registration or the date of previous the previous registration renewal. This renewal registration shall include:

(1) A completed "Newborn Safety Incubator - Location" registration form obtained from the Ohio department of health;

(2) An attestation of compliance signed by the chief operating officer, chief executive officer, or administrator for the location where the newborn safety incubator is installed, affirming compliance with the applicable provisions of this chapter; and

(3) A nonrefundable registration fee of five hundred dollars made payable to the "Treasurer, State of Ohio."

(E) The director of the Ohio department of health may, at any time, request additional information that the director determines to be necessary to assess compliance with the applicable criteria, standards, and requirements established by section 2151.3532 of the Revised Code and Chapter 3701-86 of the Administrative Code. The law enforcement agency, hospital, or emergency medical service organization shall submit any additional information requested by the director within thirty days of the director's request. The director may require any additional information requested to be submitted in less than thirty days if health or safety is of concern.

(F) A law enforcement agency, hospital, or emergency medical service organization that has a newborn safety incubator installed may choose to voluntarily terminate their registration by doing the following:

(1) Removing the newborn safety incubator from use by locking the access portal door and removing all signage for the newborn safety incubator; and

(2) Notifying the Ohio department of health within seven days of removing the newborn safety incubator from use.


Effective: 10/5/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/01/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 2151.3532
Rule Amplifies: 2151.3532