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The permit of the mortuary transport service that employs the registered transporter shall be prominently displayed on the person of the registered transporter by means of an identification card. The identification card shall include the following information:

  1. A current picture of the registered transporter;
  2. The name of the mortuary transport service that employs the registered transporter; and
  3. The permit number of the mortuary transport service.

10.29.21.04 Requirements for Registration.

E.

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The permit holder shall confiscate the identification card of a transporter who is no longer in the permit holder's employ and return the identification card to the Board.

10.29.21.04 Requirements for Registration.

F.

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The Board may not register an applicant until the Board has:

  1. Received and reviewed the criminal history records information; and
  2. Approved the completed application.

10.29.21.04 Requirements for Registration.

G.

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Before using a body bag for removal of human remains, the registered transporter shall inspect the body bad to ensure that the body bad is fully closable and that there are no holes, rips, or tears in the body bag.

10.29.21.05 Procedures.

A.

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  1. All bodily fluids shall be considered as potentially infectious and dealt with appropriately.
  2. Proper personnel protective equipment shall be available for use at all times.
  3. Contaminated surfaces and equipment shall be cleaned with disinfectant immediately upon completion of the removal or as soon as possible after the removal.

10.29.21.05 Procedures.

B. Potentially infectious body fluids:

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After each removal and as soon as possible, the registered transporter shall clean their hands using antiseptic hand cleanser and paper towels or antiseptic towelettes. As soon as possible thereafter, the registered transporter shall wash their hansd using hot running water and soap.

10.29.21.05 Procedures.

C.

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The permit holder shall establish a written schedule for thorough cleaning, to be kept in the glove box of the removal vehicle, and method for cleaning the removal vehicle and equipment at least quarterly or as needed taking into account the use of the vehicle, the type of contamination present, and the human remains transferred.

10.29.21.05 Procedures.

D.

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An individual authorizing removal shall be given an inventory in which the transporter has made note of all valuables found on the decedent for the individual's signature.

10.29.21.05 Procedures.

E.

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A permit holder or transporter shall:

  1. At all times treat the human remains being transported with the utmost dignity; and
  2. Comply with the requirements of Health-General Article 5-513, Annotated Code of Maryland, except with regard to inspection of an out-of-State facility.

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

A.

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Violate any federal, State, or local law or regulation or order a transporter to violate any federal, State, or local law or regulation.

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

B. A permit holder may not:

(1)

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Employ a transporter who does not hold a registration issued by the Board;

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

B. A permit holder may not:

(2)

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In signage or advertisement, use a name for the mortuary transport service that is different from the name of the mortuary transport service as it appears on the permit issued by the Board;

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

B. A permit holder may not:

(3)

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Operate the Mortuary transport service in a manner that does not respect:

  • The dignity of the decedent; and
  • The public health

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

B. A permit holder may not:

(4)

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Prevent or in any way inhibit the Board's designated inspector from inspecting a complaint or from inspecting a removal vehicle;

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

B. A permit holder may not:

(5)

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Unless appropriately licensed, represent themselves as a mortician or funeral director;

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

B. A permit holder may not:

(6)

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Make arrangements for burial or cremation of human remains;

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

B. A permit holder may not:

(7)

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Fail to notify the Board within 30 days of:

  • A change in address of the mortuary transport service;
  • A change in address of a registered transporter; or
  • A commencement of employment or a separation of employment with a registered transporter;

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

B. A permit holder may not:

(8)

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Dress or behave in an unprofessional manner while performing their official duties;

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

B. A permit holder may not:

(9)

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Advertise or solicit business directly to the family of a dying person or recently deceased person; or

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

B. A permit holder may not:

(10)

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Offer goods or services other than the service a permit authorizes the permit holder to provide.

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

B. A permit holder may not:

(11)

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Transport human remains without the required documented authorization;

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

C. A Registered Transporter May Not:

(1)

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Unless appropriately credentialed, represent themselves as a:

  • Permit holder;
  • Mortician; or
  • Funeral Director

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

C. A Registered Transporter May Not:

(2)

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Allow an individual who is not an employee of the employing mortuary transport service or of the funeral establishment engaging the services of the mortuary transport service to accompany the registered transporter while in the performance of the registered transporter's official duties.;

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

C. A Registered Transporter May Not:

(3)

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Make arrangements for burial or cremation of the human remains unless appropriately licensed or certified by the Board of the Office;

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

C. A Registered Transporter May Not:

(4)

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Unless removing and transporting more than one human remains from different locations, fail to transport human remains driectly to the location agreed upon by the individual with the right to final disposition of the human remains or to the location requested by the mortician or funeral director;

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

C. A Registered Transporter May Not:

(5)

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Fail to notify the Board of a change or the registered transporter's address within 30 days;

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

C. A Registered Transporter May Not:

(6)

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Fail to display prominently on their person, in accordance with Regulation .04E of this chapter, the permit number of the mortuary transport service for which the registered transporter is employed;

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

C. A Registered Transporter May Not:

(7)

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Dress or behave in an unprofessional manner while performing their official duties;

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

C. A Registered Transporter May Not:

(8)

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Display in any removal vehicle any marking, sticker, or other indication of passage of a Board inspection other than the sticker issed by the Board.

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

C. A Registered Transporter May Not:

(9)

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Advertise or solicit business directly to the family of a dying person or recently deceased person;

10.29.21.06 Prohibited Acts.

C. A Registered Transporter May Not:

(10)