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26.02.01.00.htm 26.02.01.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 02 OCCUPATIONAL, INDUSTRIAL, AND RESIDENTIAL HAZARDS Chapter 01 Blood Lead Reporting Authority: Environment Article, §6-303, Annotated Code of Maryland
26.02.01.01.htm 26.02.01.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Department" means the Department of the Environment.. 2) "Laboratory" means a medical laboratory as defined in COMAR 10.10.01.. 3) "Local health department" means the health department of the Maryland subdivision where the patient resides.4) "Parent/guardian" means an individual acting in a primary custodial capacity..
26.02.01.02.htm 26.02.01.02. 02 Information to be Reported.. A. Who Shall Report. The laboratory, office, or other facility that draws blood from any child 18 years old and younger for analysis of blood lead levels shall obtain the information required by §D of this regulation at the time of drawing the blood.B. Time and Method for Reporting by Facilities in which Blood is Initially Drawn.. 1) A laboratory that performs blood lead level testing shall provide referral forms of paper or elec
26.02.01.03.htm 26.02.01.03. 03 Missing Information.. A. A laboratory that receives a blood specimen without all the required information shall:. 1) Within 3 business days of receipt of the specimen, deliver a written or electronic message citing these regulations and requirements, requesting that all the required missing information be forwarded to the laboratory, to the facility that provided the blood specimen; and2) Upon receipt of the required information, collate and transmit the infor
26.02.01.04.htm 26.02.01.04. 04 Laboratories that Perform the Tests.. A. Reporting to the Department. The director of a laboratory shall report to the Department the results of all blood tests for lead performed on any child 18 years old and younger, who resides in Maryland.B. Additional Reporting Requirements.. 1) In addition to the requirements of §A of this regulation, the director of a laboratory shall report to the Commissioner of the Baltimore City Health Department the results of all blood tests for le
26.02.01.05.htm 26.02.01.05. 05 Reporting by the Department.. A. The Department shall report the information received under Regulation .02 of this chapter and the results of tests indicating a blood lead level greater than or equal to 10 micrograms/deciliter to the:1) Local health department in the jurisdiction in which the child resides; and. 2) Maryland Department of Health.. B. Time and Method for Reporting by the Department.. 1) The Department shall report blood lead test results of:.
26.02.01.06.htm 26.02.01.06. 06 Measures for Noncompliance.. A person who violates Environment Article, §6-303, Annotated Code of Maryland, or this chapter is subject to an administrative penalty of up to $250 per violation, not exceeding $10,000.
26.02.01.9999.htm 26.02.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date: October 6, 1986 (13:20 Md. R. 2211). Chapter recodified from COMAR 10.10.07 to COMAR 26.02.01. Regulation .01B amended effective May 27, 1991 (18:10 Md. R. 1118). Regulation .02 amended effective May 27, 1991 (18:10 Md. R. 1118) ―. Regulations .01 and .02 repealed and new Regulations .01―06 adopted as an emergency provision effective December 20, 2001 (29:1 Md. R. 19) adopted permanently effective April 15, 2002 (29:7 Md. R. 623)
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