Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19a-179-9 - Specifically prohibited acts

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) No person acting as an emergency medical service provider shall possess or carry dangerous weapons such as firearms, night sticks, explosive devices or knives with blades over four (4) inches long in an emergency medical service vehicle. This provision shall not apply to sworn law enforcement officers while on duty as such.
(b) No person acting as an emergency medical service provider shall possess or carry handcuffs. Nor shall any person possess or carry any other restraint devices except those approved by OEMS in accordance with subsection 19a-179-18(a) (2) (R) of these regulations. This provision shall not apply to sworn law enforcement officers while on duty as such.
(c) No person shall smoke in the patient compartment of an emergency medical service vehicle.
(d) No person, organization, association or entity shall represent itself as being recognized by the OEMS unless it has in its possession a current certificate or license issued by OEMS.
(e) No person shall represent herself or himself to be an "MRT," "medical response technician," "EMT," "emergency medical technician," "intermediate" or "paramedic" unless she or he is currently certified as such by OEMS in accordance with these regulations.
(f) No person engaged in the provision of emergency medical services shall commit an act which is detrimental to the safety, health, or welfare of a patient or the general public.
(g) No person, acting as part of the emergency medical services system, shall perform treatment methods unless she or he is certified by the OEMS at a level which allows such performance.
(h) No person, acting as part of the emergency medical services system, shall perform treatment methods beyond that for which the responding service is certified.
(i) No person, regardless of certification, shall independently perform treatment methods identified in Sec. 19a-179-12(b) unless acting as part of the emergency medical services system, in accordance with Sec. 19a-179-12.

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19a-179-9
Effective June 14, 1988

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