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Rule No.Rule Title
1468Ambulance Service.
Rule Text(a) The association shall provide the services of an ambulance and its properly qualifiedattendants at all times during the running of races at its meeting, or during the hours theassociation acts under an agreement as an auxiliary training and stabling facility for a hostassociation. (b) The association shall also provide the services of a horse ambulance at all times during therunning of races at its meeting or during the hours the association permits the use of its racecourse for training purposes. (c) A means of communication shall be provided by the association between a place ofobservation of the race course and the place where the required ambulances and theirattendants are posted for prompt response in the event of accident to any person or horse. (d) If the training facility is not subject to the provisions of subsection (a) it shall either meetthe requirements of (a) or, in the alternative, submit for approval by the Executive Director ora designatedrepresentative, a written plan specifying emergency procedures for accidents atthe facility, which shall include but not be limited to: (1) A list, which includes response times, of at least two emergency medical services to beused by the facility, and at least two alternative emergency medical services to be used in theevent the primary service is not available. The list may utilize a combination of ambulanceservices, fire departments or police services. (2) The names of one or more facility employees with access to emergency first aid equipmentand the location and nature of such equipment. (3) The names of one or more facility employees who are trained in basic first aid and who holda current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. (4) The type and location of communication equipment, such as telephone or hand held radios,to be provided as a means for facility staff to contact emergency medical services. (5) The locations on the facility where emergency medical service information is posted forpublic access. Such information shall include but not be limited to emergency telephonenumbers of ambulance, fire and police services. (e) The Executive Director or a designated representative shall, within 30 calendar days fromthe date the plan is received at Board headquarters, approve or disapprove, stating the reasonsfor disapproval, in writing the emergency plan submitted by the facility. (1) An emergency procedure plan shall be disapproved if it fails to meet any of the requirementsof subsections (d)(1) through (d)(5). (2) Upon disapproval of an emergency procedure plan by the Executive Director or a designatedrepresentative, a revised emergency plan may be submitted to Board headquarters within 10working days of the date the facility is notified of the disapproval. (3) The Executive Director or a designated representative shall, within 10 working days fromthe date the revised plan is received at Board headquarters, disapprove or approve in writingthe revised emergency plan submitted by the facility. NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 19440 and 19460, Business and Professions Code. Reference:Sections 19440 and 19460, Business and Professions Code. HISTORY: 1. Amendment and new subsections (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) filed 10-8-91; effective 10-8-91. 2. Amendment of subsection (e) filed 3-24-92; effective 4-23-92. 3. Amendment filed 6-7-94; effective 7-7-94.
 

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