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§ 76923. Unusual Occurrences.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 22. Social Security
Division 5. Licensing and Certification of Health Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Clinics, and Referral Agencies
Chapter 8.5. Intermediate Care Facilities/Developmentally Disabled -Habilitative
Article 4. Administration (Refs & Annos)
22 CCR § 76923
§ 76923. Unusual Occurrences.
(a) Occurrences such as but not limited to, epidemic outbreaks of any disease, prevalence of communicable disease, whether or not such communicable disease is required to be reported by Title 17, California Administrative Code, Section 2500 or infestation by parasites or vectors, poisonings, fires, major accidents, deaths from unnatural causes or other catastrophes which threaten the safety or health of clients, personnel or visitors are deemed to be unusual occurrences and shall be reported by the facility within 24 hours either by telephone, with written confirmation, or by telegraph to the local health officer and the Department.
(b) In the event of any unusual occurrence, the client's parent, guardian, legal representative and regional center shall be notified immediately.
(c) An unusual occurrence report shall be retained on file by the facility. The facility shall furnish such other pertinent information related to such occurrences as the local health officer or the Department may require. Every fire or explosion which occurs in or on the premises shall be reported within 24 hours to the local fire authority or in areas not having an organized fire service, to the State Fire Marshal.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 208.4 and 1267.7, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Section 1276, Health and Safety Code.
This database is current through 9/3/21 Register 2021, No. 36
22 CCR § 76923, 22 CA ADC § 76923
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