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Introduced Version House Bill 4312 History

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H. B. 4312

 

         (By Delegates Staggers and Lawrence)

         [Introduced January 24, 2014; referred to the

Committee on Industry and Labor then Government Organization.]

 

 

 

A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §16-4C-6c, relating to creating a certification for emergency medical technician-industrial; establishing the certification and recertification requirements; period of certification; restricting the practice of emergency medical technician-industrial; and clarifying that emergency medical technician-industrial takes the place of emergency medical technician-miner.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section designated, §16-4C-6c, to read as follows:

ARTICLE 4C. EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ACT.

§16-4C-6c. Certification requirements for emergency medical technician-industrial.

    (a) Commencing July 1, 2014, an applicant for certification as an emergency medical technician-industrial shall:

    (1) Be at least 18 years old;

    (2) Apply on a form prescribed by the executive director;

    (3) Pay the fee;

    (4) Possess a valid CPR certification;

    (5) Successfully complete an emergency medical technician-industrial education program prescribed by the Executive Director through Regional Educational Service Agencies; and

    (6) Successfully complete emergency medical technician-industrial cognitive and skills examinations prescribed by the executive director.

    (b) The emergency medical technician-industrial certification is valid for three years.

    (c) A certified emergency medical technician-industrial is only authorized to practice on industrial property. For the purposes of this section, industrial property means property on which production, extraction or manufacturing is being performed.

    (d) To be recertified as an emergency medical technician-industrial, an applicant shall:

    (1) Apply on a form prescribed by the executive director;

    (2) Pay the fee;

    (3) Possess a valid CPR certification;

    (4) Successfully complete a thirty-two hour emergency medical technician-industrial recertification course prescribed by the executive director through Regional Educational Service Agencies; and

    (5) Successfully complete emergency medical technician-industrial cognitive and skills recertification examinations prescribed by the executive director.

    (e) Commencing July 1, 2014, the certification for emergency medical technician-miner shall be known as a certification for emergency medical technician-industrial and the certification is valid until the original expiration date, at which time the person will have to recertify as an emergency medical technician-industrial.




    NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to create a certification process for emergency medical technician-industrial.


 

    §16-4C-6c is new; therefore, it has been completely underscored

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