3773-2-04 Availability of medical personnel.

No competition may occur that involves the sports of boxing, mixed martial arts, kick boxing, karate, tough man or tough person contests, or any other form of boxing or martial arts unless there is:

(A) At least one physician at ringside at all times. The physician must be a licensed medical doctor or a doctor of osteopathic medicine, and must be legally authorized to practice medicine in the state.

(B) A minimum of two physicians assigned to an event when there are more than twelve scheduled bouts or the event is being televised.

(C) A properly equipped ambulance or medical transport vehicle with trained medical personnel on premises.

(D) A comprehensive evacuation plan for the removal of any seriously injured person(s) to hospital facilities.

Effective: 01/01/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/14/2011 and 01/01/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3773.34
Rule Amplifies: 3773.34
Prior Effective Dates: 8/19/84, 2/8/91, 9/20/05, 4/18/09