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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 14-1405


Vehicle, Equipment and Supply Requirements for Ground and Air Ambulances

[44 Pa.B. 4259]
[Saturday, July 5, 2014]

 Under 28 Pa. Code § 1027.3(c) (relating to licensure and general operating standards), the Department of Health (Department) has the authority to publish in the Pennsylvania Bulletin, and update as necessary, vehicle construction and equipment and supply requirements for emergency medical services (EMS) agencies based upon the types of services they provide and the EMS vehicles they operate. Under to this section, EMS agencies must have the required equipment and supplies readily available, in working order and carried on their EMS vehicles.

A. Vehicle Standards

 Basic life support (BLS) ambulances, Advanced life support (ALS) ambulances, ALS squad vehicles and air ambulances shall continue to meet vehicle standards as published at 41 Pa.B. 2296 (April 30, 2011).

B. Equipment and Supply Standards

 BLS ambulances, ALS ambulances, ALS squad vehicles and air ambulances shall continue to meet equipment and supply standards as published at 41 Pa.B. 2296.

 Persons with a disability who require an alternate format of this notice (for example, large print, audiotape, Braille) should contact George Aupperlee, Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, Room 606, Health and Welfare Building, 625 Forster Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120-0701, (717) 787-8740. Speech or hearing impaired persons may use V/TT (717) 783-6154 or the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service (800) 654-5984 (TT).


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 14-1405. Filed for public inspection July 3, 2014, 9:00 a.m.]

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