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§ 98100. Local Health Officers' Report of Known or Suspected Pesticide-Related Illness.

17 CA ADC § 98100BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 17. Public Health
Division 3.5. Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
Chapter 2. Pesticide Program
Subchapter 1. Pesticide-Related Illness and Injury
Article 1. Reporting
17 CCR § 98100
§ 98100. Local Health Officers' Report of Known or Suspected Pesticide-Related Illness.
(a) Upon receipt of a report of a known or suspected pesticide-related illness or injury from a licensed physician or other health care provider, as defined in Title 17, California Code of Regulations, section 2500(a)(14), the local health officer or designee shall report the following information to the Director of the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, the Director of Pesticide Regulation, and, for work-related illness or injury, the Director of Industrial Relations:
(1) Patient demographic information, including:
(A) First and last name.
(B) Social security number, if available.
(C) Birth date.
(D) Residence address, including street address, city, county, state, and zip code.
(E) Contact telephone number, including residential, work, or cellular telephone.
(F) Gender.
(G) Ethnicity, if known.
(H) Race, if known.
(2) Patient health and medical information, including:
(A) Date of onset of illness or symptoms.
(B) Date of initial examination by health care provider.
(C) Symptoms reported by patient and observations noted by health care provider.
(D) Laboratory or diagnostic tests conducted and results.
(E) Treatment rendered, if any.
(F) Medical diagnosis.
(3) Pesticide exposure information, including:
(A) Date of exposure.
(B) Name of pesticide or active ingredient, if known.
(C) Description of the location where exposure occurred, including county.
(D) Description of how the exposure occurred, e.g., pesticide drift, direct spray, accidental ingestion.
(E) Determination of whether the exposure occurred at work.
(F) Determination of whether others were exposed during the incident.
(G) Description of the patient's activity at time of exposure, e.g., field work, pesticide application, equipment repair.
(4) Health care provider information, including:
(A) First and last name of health care provider.
(B) Name of facility where the patient was examined or treated.
(C) Address of facility where patient was examined or treated, including street address, city, county, state, and zip code.
(D) Contact telephone number of health care provider.
(E) Name of person who submitted the report, if different from the health care provider.
(5) Reporting agency information, including:
(A) Agency name.
(B) Agency address, including street address, city, and county.
(C) Agency contact telephone number.
(D) Facsimile number.
(b) The unavailability of any of the information required by section 96100(a) shall not prevent the health officer from providing a report of the pesticide illness or injury to the required state agencies with the information that is available as long as reasonable efforts are made to obtain the information.
(c) Reports of known or suspected pesticide-related illness shall be transmitted to the State agencies by the local health officer, or his or her designee, in a secure manner consistent with state and federal medical record transfer laws and regulations (Civil Code section 1798 et seq., Government Code sections 6250-6270; Public Law 104-191; 45 CFR parts 160, 162, and 164), via either of the following:
(1) Mail or facsimile of a paper form, such as OEH 700 (9/2006), available through OEHHA (www.oehha.ca.gov/pesticides).
(2) Electronic media, where available.
Note: Authority cited: Section 105200, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Section 105200, Health and Safety Code.
HISTORY
1. Change without regulatory effect renumbering former section 96100 to new section 98100 filed 9-5-2008 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2008, No. 36).
This database is current through 10/4/19 Register 2019, No. 40
17 CCR § 98100, 17 CA ADC § 98100
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