(1) Unless otherwise exempt by
O.C.G.A. § 43-46A or these Rules, no person or company may
operate as a trauma scene waste management practitioner without being
registered with the Department.
To obtain a registration from
the Department, applicants must submit:
(a) the Department approved
application form which will include the address of the established
place of business where documents shall be maintained and inspections
can be performed;
fee as prescribed by O.C.G.A. § 43-46A;
a fingerprint-based background
check by the Georgia Crime Information Center and Federal Bureau of
Investigation must be submitted by each owner of a company.
1. No person who is currently
serving a sentence of incarceration or probation for any felony under
the laws of this state or any other state or the federal government
shall be issued a trauma scene waste management practitioner
proof of liability insurance
coverage in the amount of at least $100,000.00 for each occurrence
for the trauma scene waste management practitioner, his or her
employees, and each independent contractor of such trauma scene waste
management practitioner who performs trauma scene waste management
1. Such proof shall be
provided to the Department as necessary to demonstrate continuance of
coverage during the entire registration period.
(e) proof of a valid generation and
transportation permit from the Environmental Protection Division of
the Department of Natural Resources for the provision of trauma scene
waste management services or shall submit an affidavit that the
registrant contracts with an entity which has such permit and proof
of that entity's permit.
(f) proof of all current
certifications held by practitioner in the removal and disposal of
regulated biomedical waste or proof of all current certifications
held by any contractor used by the practitioner for the provision of
trauma scene waste management services.
a bond executed with a surety
company duly authorized to do business in Georgia and payable to the
Governor for the use and benefit of any person who is harmed by such
trauma scene waste practitioner, his or her employee, or an
independent contractor of such trauma scene waste management
practitioner in the performance of trauma scene waste management
1.The bond shall be in the
amount of $25,000.00 and shall run concurrent with the registration
2.The bond shall
be submitted on a Department-approved form.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 550-2-.01
Original Rule entitled "Application for Registration"
adopted. F. Mar. 2, 2021; eff.
Mar. 22, 2021.