4755-1-03 On-site investigations/inspections.

On-site inspections/investigations:

(A) Board investigators may conduct routine inspections at the work site of licensees to determine compliance with the laws and rules governing the practice of occupational therapy. Investigators will carry proper identification to be shown upon request.

(B) Routine inspections include, but are not limited to, checking the display of wall certificates, verifying proper delegation of tasks performed by unlicensed personnel supervised by occupational therapy staff, occupational therapy documentation, and/or medical records relating to an occupational therapy service.

(C) Investigations of complaints shall include search for specific evidence regarding the case. In accordance with division (A) of section 4755.02 of the Revised Code, the section may issue subpoenas to obtain copies of patient records and personnel files of licensees.

(D) All investigations/inspections shall be conducted pursuant to the laws and rules of the state of Ohio.

Effective: 05/01/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/13/2010 and 04/01/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4755.06
Rule Amplifies: 4755.02
Prior Effective Dates: 1/12/96, 3/20/98, 5/1/08