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Rule 3701-83-10 | General building and site requirements.


(A) Each HCF shall:

(1) Have a certificate of use and occupancy, from a local, certified building department or by the department of commerce as meeting applicable requirements of Chapters 3781., 3783., and 3791. of the Revised Code and any rules adopted under them or obtain documentation from the appropriate building authority that the HCF is not regulated by the state building code; and

(2) Comply with the applicable provisions of Chapter 3737. of the Revised Code and the rules adopted under it.

(B) Each HCF shall be maintained in a safe and sanitary manner.

(C) Each HCF shall develop a disaster preparedness plan including evacuation in the event of a fire or other emergency. Each HCF shall review evacuation procedures at least annually and conduct practice drills with staff at least once every six months.

(D) Each HCF shall label, store and dispose of all poisons, hazardous wastes, and flammable materials in a safe manner and in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations.

Last updated August 1, 2023 at 2:25 PM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3702.13, 3702.30
Amplifies: 3702.12, 3702.13, 3702.30
Five Year Review Date: 7/15/2027
Prior Effective Dates: 1/13/1996, 6/27/1996, 9/5/2002, 4/24/2011