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Rule 3701-25-10 | Safety.


(A) Fire fighting equipment of the type and quantity acceptable to the state fire marshal or local fire department shall be made available by the operator for use in fighting fires. All fire fighting equipment shall be maintained in good operating condition and so located that it is readily available for use at all times.

(B) Water recreation areas, under control of the operator, shall be supervised and maintained when in use.

(C) Firearms, archery, hazardous substances, and potentially hazardous equipment under the control of the operator shall be used, maintained, and stored in a safe manner and shall be protected from unauthorized use. The operator shall also identify programs which require specialized supervision and control and protect the areas and equipment from unauthorized access and use.

(D) The operator shall provide a place for the reception and first aid treatment of sick or injured campers. First aid equipment consisting of unused disposable gloves and a sufficient supply of materials to stop bleeding, and to clean and cover minor cuts and abrasions shall be maintained.

(E) A telephone and directions to a telephone shall be provided and made available at the camp. A list of emergency numbers along with the address of the camp shall be conveniently posted or otherwise made available to all phones.

(F) Hazardous substances shall be labeled, stored, and handled as required by applicable laws and rules and as directed by the health commissioner in instances not covered by such laws and rules.

(G) All playgrounds and playground equipment shall be installed and maintained in a safe condition.

(H) All heating and cooling devices shall be installed and operated in such a manner as to avoid fire hazards, a dangerous concentration of fumes or gases, accidents, and electrical hazards.

(I) The handling and storage of fuel oil or other flammable liquids shall be in compliance with the applicable standards of the current edition of the of the national fire protection association standard number thirty.

(J) Whenever possible, the operator shall identify natural hazards to life and safety and control them where possible within the camp.

(K) The operator shall maintain a record of all injuries occurring within the camp area that require the attention of medical personnel licensed under Chapters 4723., 4730., and 4731. of the Revised Code.

(L) The operator shall insure that no motorized vehicles are used in such a manner in the camp that a hazard to life or safety occurs.

Last updated September 16, 2021 at 1:34 PM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3701.13
Amplifies: 3701.03, 3701.13
Five Year Review Date: 5/28/2020
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/1972, 9/6/1998