4766-5-12 Temporary use of aircraft and disaster operations.

[Comment: For dates and availability of material incorporated by reference in this chapter of the Administrative Code, see paragraph (BB) of rule 4766-5-01 of the Administrative Code.]

(A) No AMSO shall operate an aircraft without a permit issued in accordance with section 4766.07 of the Revised Code except as provided in paragraph (F) of this rule.

(B) An AMSO may obtain a "Temporary Aircraft Permit" by submitting an executed "Temporary Aircraft Permit Affidavit," which shall include assertions that the AMSO shall:

(1) Use the "Temporary Aircraft Permit" for the sole purpose of temporarily replacing the specific primary aircraft that is out-of-service;

(2) Clearly and conspicuously display the "Temporary Aircraft Permit" on any temporary aircraft used by the AMSO;

(3) Immediately remove the "Temporary Aircraft Permit" from the temporary aircraft upon the return to service of the primary aircraft;

(4) Ensure that any temporary aircraft used by the AMSO will be equipped in accordance with the requirements of rule 4766-5-10 of the Administrative Code;

(5) Not use the "Temporary Aircraft Permit" for any purpose when the primary aircraft is in service.

(C) The board shall create a "Temporary Aircraft Permit" which shall contain a log form to be completed by the AMSO at any time the "Temporary Aircraft Permit" is used by or removed from a temporary aircraft. The log shall contain the following information:

(1) Primary aircraft out of service date and time;

(2) "Temporary Aircraft Permit" in use date and time;

(3) Primary aircraft return to service date and time;

(4) "Temporary Aircraft Permit" removed from temporary aircraft date and time.

(D) The AMSO shall complete and maintain a log for the "Temporary Aircraft Permit" at any time the "Temporary Aircraft Permit" is used by or removed from a temporary aircraft.

(E) Any "Temporary Aircraft Permit" not in use shall be stored and made readily available to the board upon request.

(F) In the event of a disaster situation when permitted aircraft based in the locality of the disaster situation are incapacitated or insufficient in number to render services needed, a licensed AMSO may utilize whatever means necessary to transport and treat patients.

Replaces: 4766-5-16

Effective: 09/26/2014
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/16/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 4766.03
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4766.07
Prior Effective Dates: 01/06/2008