TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER f: EMERGENCY SERVICES AND HIGHWAY SAFETY
PART 515 EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, TRAUMA CENTER, COMPREHENSIVE STROKE CENTER, PRIMARY STROKE CENTER AND ACUTE STROKE READY HOSPITAL CODE
SECTION 515.850 RESERVE AMBULANCES
Section 515.850 Reserve Ambulances
a) For the purposes of this Section, "reserve ambulance" means a vehicle that meets all criteria set forth in Section 515.830 of this Part, except for the required inventory of medical supplies and durable medical equipment, which may be rapidly transferred from a fully functional ambulance to a reserve ambulance without the use of tools or special mechanical expertise. (Section 3.85(a)(3)(C) of the Act)
b) No changes to the vehicular operating systems, such as the electrical, plumbing, lighting, emergency warning or dispatch and hospital communication systems, shall be permitted.
c) The vehicle service provider shall complete a vehicle inventory of equipment and supplies as required by Section 515.830 of this Part and any system specific requirements each time a reserve vehicle is placed into service.
d) The vehicle provider shall notify the EMS System within 48 hours after a reserve ambulance is placed into service. A copy of the vehicle inventory form shall be provided to the EMS System.
e) Any reserve ambulance placed into service for 10 days or more shall be inspected by the EMS System, and the System shall provide notification to the Department on a Department prescribed form.
f) Reserve ambulances shall be identified on the vehicle provider license in accordance with Section 515.800 of this Part.
(Source: Added at 35 Ill. Reg. 16697, effective September 29, 2011)