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Rule 4717-15-02 | Renewal of crematory operator permit.


A crematory operator permit issued by the board shall be renewed in accordance with division (A) of section 4717.08 of the Revised Code and division (D) of section 4717.09 of the Revised Code after demonstrating proof to the board the following requirements:

(A) An unexpired and active certification from a board approved crematory operation certification program or in the case of renewal, a board approved crematory operator permit refresher course completion certificate; and

In the event the governor has declared a state of emergency, the board of embalmers and funeral directors may extend the validity of a crematory operation certification program through the period of the declared emergency, and up to one year from the end of the declared emergency.

(B) Within the last twenty-four months, successful completion of a two hour course consisting of laws and rules relevant to this state and specific to crematory operation.

Last updated October 2, 2023 at 12:16 PM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4717.04, 4717.051
Amplifies: 4717.051
Five Year Review Date: 5/1/2027
Prior Effective Dates: 5/24/2018, 2/18/2020