Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 125-4-4-.08 - Special Examinations and Inspections

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

When an inmate is placed in administrative segregation or disciplinary isolation, security shall notify a member of the medical staff. A licensed health care provider will review the inmates' medical record to determine if the inmate would be medically or mentally harmed by the environment of disciplinary isolation. The review of the medical record shall be completed by the close of the next business day. A licensed health care provider shall make medical checks of inmates in administrative segregation and disciplinary isolation three times weekly. The institutional physician shall advise the Warden/Superintendent as to whether or not in his/her judgment the inmate can tolerate the physical and mental stress of such confinement. If medically required, the Warden/Superintendent shall remove the inmate from disciplinary isolation.

(a) In addition to his/her other duties, the institutional physician or licensed health care provider shall inspect or cause to be inspected those institutional activities which could result in health hazards and advise the Warden/Superintendent on sanitary considerations including, but not limited to, food handlers, actual or potential food and water contaminants, and other sanitation matters which could seriously affect the health of those at the institution.

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Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 125-4-4-.08
Ga. Constitution 1983, Art. XI, Sec. I, O.C.G.A. Secs. 42-2-11, 42-5-51, 42-5-53, 42-5-55, 42-5-59, 42-10-2.
Rule entitled "Special Examinations and Inspections" adopted as R. 415-4-4-.08. F. Nov. 14, 1984; eff. Dec. 4, 1984, renumbered as R. 125-4-4-.08. F. June 28, 1985; eff. July 20, 1985, as specified by the Agency. Amended: F. Mar. 6, 2003; eff. Mar. 26, 2003. Amended: F. Aug. 5, 2004; eff. Aug. 25, 2004.

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