Section 18.1 - Definitions

Section 18.1 Definitions. As used in this Part, the following words and terms shall have the following meanings:

(a) Public function means any scheduled or advertised event open to the public and likely to attract 5,000 or more people at any one time, except that the term shall not apply to any single day of a planned multi-day series of events at which 5,000 or more people are not likely to attend.

(b) Emergency health care facility means a sheltered area or building either naturally or artificially so lighted as will promote the health and safety of patients provided emergency medical care, and containing cot(s) and/or litter(s) and emergency medical equipment and supplies as required by section 18.2 of this Part.

(c) Emergency Medical Technician means an individual who has been certified as such by the department pursuant to sections 800.6 or 800.8 of this Title.

(d) Permit-issuing official means the State Commissioner of Health or the commissioner's designee.

(e) Person means an individual, group of individuals, partnership, firm, corporation, association, political subdivision, government agency, municipality, industry , estate or any other legal entity.

(f) Ambulance means a motor vehicle especially designed, equipped and staffed pursuant to sections 800.21, 800.22, 800.23 and 800.24 of this Title to provide emergency medical services during transit.
 

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