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Crematories shall:

  • Use only mechanical pulverizing equipment meeting industry standards that has been totally brushed as clean as possible between each use; and
  • Pulverize the cremated human remains with a mortar and pestle if the cremated human remains are not sufficient in amount for pulverizing in mechanical equipment;

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D. A crematory shall maintain the following minimum standards:

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Separate pulverizing drums shall be dedicated for cremated human remains and cremated pet remains;

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D. A crematory shall maintain the following minimum standards:

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Cremated human remains may not be held pending payment of any fees;

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D. A crematory shall maintain the following minimum standards:

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Within 6 months of the effective date of these regulations, cremators without safety devices that prevent the automatic door from dropping prematurely shall be retrofitted with such safety devices;

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D. A crematory shall maintain the following minimum standards:

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Portable fans may not be used in the area of the cremator and pulverizer;

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D. A crematory shall maintain the following minimum standards:

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There shall be a minimum of 6 inches between cremator smoke stack and the roof of the crematory;

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D. A crematory shall maintain the following minimum standards:

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Before pulverizing, the mechanical pulverizer shall be clamped;

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D. A crematory shall maintain the following minimum standards:

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A cremator shall have visible on its front a warning sign stating, "No leaning past the door of the cremator.";

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D. A crematory shall maintain the following minimum standards:

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The permit holder or registered crematory operator shall be present at the crematory during regular business hours; and

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D. A crematory shall maintain the following minimum standards:

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All Individuals who operate the cremator in a crematory shall be certified by the Cremation Association of North America (CANA), International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA), or other equivalent certification recognized jointly by the Board and the Office. Individuals receiving training toward certification to operate a cremator shall be allowed to work under the supervision of a registered crematory operator who has the required certification for a period not to exceed 6 months.

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D. A crematory shall maintain the following minimum standards:

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  1. Cremation authorization form;
  2. Burial transit permit;
  3. Delegation of authority form;
  4. Receipt for human remains;
  5. Record of cremation;
  6. Certificate of cremation; and
  7. Return of cremated human remains certificate.

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E. The following completed forms from previous cremations shall be available at all times for inspection and copying and are subject to be pulled at random by the inspector:

 

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Inspection results shall be written on forms approved by the Board.

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The Board representative performing the inspection shall, on completion of the inspection:

  1. Appraise the permit holder of the findings of the inspection; and
  2. Provide the permit holder or representative of the permit holder with a copy of the inspection report.

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The permit holder or representative of the permit holder shall sign and verify receipt of the inspection report.

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At the time of the Board inspection, the permit holder shall provide written documentation to the Board's inspector that:

  1. The cremator has been inspected in accordance with manufacturer specifications;
  2. In accordance with manufacturing specifications, it is not time for a manufacturer's inspection; or
  3. The permit holder has requested that the manufacturer conduct an inspection of the cremator.

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I.

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The Board shall review the inspection report and make a determination as to whether a decifiency exists.

10.29.18.03 Crematory Inpection Report, Deficiencies, and Penalties

A.

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The Board shall notify the permit holder of the results of the inspection by providing a copy of the inspection report to the permit holder.

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If a permit holder passes an inspection, the permit holder shall, prominently and in public view, display on the premises a statement issued by the Board that the crematory has successfully passed an inspection.

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If the Board finds a deficiency, the Board shall:

  1. Within 7 days, notify the permit holder of the deficiency or failure to pass the inspection; and
  2. Provide a copy of the inspection report to the permit holder within 30 days.

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  1. Except as proivided in this section, a permit holder shall correct a deficiency within 30 days after receipt of notification or sooner as determined by the Board.

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E. Correction of a deficiency:

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The Board may require immediate correction of a deficiency if the Board considers the correction necessary in the interest of public health.

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E. Correction of a deficiency:

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The permit holder may request an extension of time for correction of a deficiency.

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E. Correction of a deficiency:

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The Board may approve an extension of time for correction of a deficiency.

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E. Correction of a deficiency:

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Upon completion of correction of all deficiencies, the permit holder shall notify the Board.

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E. Correction of a deficiency:

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Upon notification by the permit holder, a representative of the Board shall re-inspect the crematory.

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E. Correction of a deficiency:

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The Board shall notify the permit holder in writing of the results of the re-inspection by providing a copy of a new inspection report to the permit holder.

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E. Correction of a deficiency:

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If re-inspection reveals additional deficiencies not cited in the first report, the permit holder shall correct those deficiencies in the time period specified by the Board unless an extension of time is requested by the permit holder and approved by the Board.

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E. Correction of a deficiency:

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Penalties. In the event that a permit holder fails to allow an inspection of the crematory or fails to comply with a notice to correct deficiencies or violations within the time specified, the Board shall:

  1. Deem the failure to be a threat to the public health, safety, or welfare and requiring emergency action;
  2. Summarily suspend the crematory permit as provided under State Government Article, 10-226(c)(2), Annotated code of Maryland
  3. Provide notice of the Board's action to the permit holder; and
  4. Provide the permit holder an opportunity to be heard.

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If the permit holder was issued a permit by the Board, a complaint shall be:

  1. Filed in compliance wtih the provisions of COMAR 10.29.11.03; and
  2. Processed in accordance with the provisions of COMAR 10.29.11.04

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The Board may initiate a complaint or investigation on its own.

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