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§ 72541. 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 3. Skilled Nursing Facilities
Article 5. Administration (Refs & Annos)
22 CCR § 72541
§ 72541. Unusual Occurrences.
Occurrences such as epidemic outbreaks, poisonings, fires, major accidents, death from unnatural causes or other catastrophes and unusual occurrences which threaten the welfare, safety or health of patients, personnel or visitors shall be reported by the facility within 24 hours either by telephone (and confirmed in writing) or by telegraph to the local health officer and the Department. An incident report shall be retained on file by the facility for one year. 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(a) and 1275, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Section 1276, Health and Safety Code.
This database is current through 7/22/22 Register 2022, No. 29
22 CCR § 72541, 22 CA ADC § 72541
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