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Chapter 4717-6 | Examinations

 
 
 
Rule
Rule 4717-6-01 | Embalmer's examination and subjects.
 

(A) The examination for an applicant for an embalmer's license shall consist of two distinct sections to be designated as a nationally recognized examination for funeral service licensure, and the Ohio laws section.

(B) The Ohio laws section shall be taken from the following sources:

(1) Ohio laws governing embalming and funeral directing;

(2) Ohio laws governing transportation of dead human bodies;

(3) Ohio health laws, rules and regulations governing preparation and transportation of dead human bodies;

(4) Ohio laws governing sales tax as related to funeral directing;

(5) Ohio laws governing funds provided by the bureau of workers' compensation for final disposition of dead human bodies when the cause of death is work-related;

(6) Federal laws governing burial of veterans;

(7) Ohio laws governing funeral processions;

(8) Ohio laws, rules and regulations governing pre-need funeral contracts;

(9) Federal trade commission funeral rules;

(10) Occupational, safety, and health administration (OSHA) regulations;

(11) Environmental protection agency (EPA) regulations.

(C) A grade of seventy-five per cent or higher on each section of the examination shall be considered a passing grade.

(D) Qualifications for re-examination.

Any applicant who has failed an embalmers' examination shall be qualified to retake the examination after any waiting period determined by the examining agency and payment of the applicable fee(s).

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4717.04
Amplifies: 4717.05
Five Year Review Date: 4/11/2022
Prior Effective Dates: 6/19/1974, 1/1/1986, 11/10/2005
Rule 4717-6-02 | Funeral directors' examination and subjects.
 

(A) The examination for an applicant for a funeral director's license shall consist of two distinct sections designated as a nationally recognized examination for funeral service licensure, and the Ohio laws section. An applicant who has not completed mortuary science college shall take a comprehensive funeral service arts examination.

(B) The Ohio laws section for the examination shall be taken from the following sources:

(1) Ohio laws governing embalming and funeral directing;

(2) Ohio laws governing transportation of dead human bodies;

(3) Ohio health laws, rules and regulations governing preparation and transportation of dead human bodies;

(4) Ohio laws governing sales tax as related to funeral directing;

(5) Ohio laws governing funds provided by the bureau of workers' compensation for final disposition of dead human bodies when the cause of death is work-related;

(6) Federal laws governing burial of veterans;

(7) Ohio laws governing funeral processions;

(8) Ohio laws, rules and regulations governing pre-need funeral contracts;

(9) Federal trade commission funeral rules;

(10) Occupational, safety, and health administration (OSHA) regulations;

(11) Environmental protection agency (EPA) regulations.

(C) A grade of seventy-five per cent or higher on each of the sections shall be considered a passing grade.

(D) Qualifications for re-examination

Any applicant who has failed an embalmers' examination will be qualified to retake the examination after a waiting period determined by the examining agency and payment of the applicable fee(s).

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4717.04
Amplifies: 4717.05
Five Year Review Date: 4/11/2022
Prior Effective Dates: 8/25/1987 (Emer.)