Section 18.4 - Emergency health care requirements

18.4 Emergency health care requirements.

(a)(1) For 5,000 to 15,000 attendees, there shall be one emergency health care facility onsite staffed by a minimum of two emergency medical technicians, one ambulance onsite staffed by at least one emergency medical technician, and the services of a physician available to the site within 15 minutes. Documentation shall be provided showing that local, municipal and public safety officials, including police, fire and local emergency medical services personnel have been advised of the event in writing.

(2) For 15,001 to 30,000 attendees, there shall be two emergency health care facilities onsite, each staffed by two emergency medical technicians, one ambulance onsite, staffed by at least one emergency medical technician and the services of a physician available to the site within 15 minutes. Documentation shall be provided showing that local, municipal and public safety officials, including police, fire and local emergency medical services personnel have been advised of the event in writing.

(3) For 30,001 to 50,000 attendees, there shall be two emergency health care facilities onsite, each staffed by two emergency medical technicians, two ambulances onsite, each staffed by at least one emergency medical technician, and a physician onsite. Documentation shall be provided showing that local, municipal and public safety officials, including police, fire and local emergency medical services personnel have been advised of the event in writing.

(4) For over 50,000 attendees, there shall be two emergency health care facilities onsite, each staffed by two emergency medical technicians, three ambulances onsite, each staffed by at least one emergency medical technician, a physician onsite and a written statement shall be available describing the impact the event will have on public safety and emergency medical services in the area, which must include comments by local police, fire, emergency medical services personnel and other public safety officials who have jurisdiction to provide services.

(b) Any modifications of staffing or the method of providing emergency health care facilities or the onsite ambulance requirement of paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of this section is subject to approval of the permit-issuing official.

(c) Additional emergency medical services, ambulance service, equipment, supplies and personnel, as the permit-issuing official may require because of special circumstances, including but not limited to the location and nature of the event, accessibility to existing emergency medical services systems, access and weather conditions shall be made available.

(d) A chronological log and individual record for each patient receiving emergency medical care shall be maintained on a form prescribed by the permit-issuing official. A copy of each report and the log are to be maintained on file by the function sponsor for seven years and available to the department upon request.

(e) Advanced life support (ALS) services may be substituted for the physician on call or site if the ALS is at the 3 or 4 level as described in section 800.45(d) of this Title and with the approval of the permit-issuing official.

(f) The permit holder shall file any report, following the event, as may be required by the permit-issuing official.
 

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, July 3, 1991
Doc Status: 
Complete