Skip to main content
Back To Top Top Back To Top
This website publishes administrative rules on their effective dates, as designated by the adopting state agencies, colleges, and universities.

Rule 4717-15-04 | Crematory operation certification program requirements.


(A) As used in this division:

"Crematory Operation Certification Program" means a program approved by the board that includes all of the minimum requirements set by the board and a two hour course on laws and rules relevant to this state and specific to crematory operation. The two hour course may be joined with a program that includes the minimum requirements set by the board.

(B) A crematory operation certification program approved by the board must address with the appropriate depth and competencies required for a crematory operator to safely and effectively work in a cremation facility and shall include at a minimum each of the following required topics:

(1) Cremation equipment and maintenance;

(2) Overview of the cremation process;

(3) Combustion and incineration;

(4) Shipping, receiving, tracking, and handling of remains;

(5) Cremation safety and compliance;

(6) Identification procedures and due diligence;

(7) Record keeping;

(8) Risks of liability;

(9) Environmental laws and regulations;

(10) Occupational safety and health administration laws and regulations (OSHA).

Last updated October 2, 2023 at 12:16 PM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4717.04
Amplifies: 4717.051
Five Year Review Date: 5/1/2027