ABFD&E - Section 9
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Lassa, Marburg, Ebola, Congo-Crimean
contaminated respiratory droplets
Blood and bodily fluid, respiratory droplets, Skin to skin contact,
Cholera, Diphtheria, Infectious TB, Plague, Small pox, Yellow Fever, Hemorrhagic Fevers require:
-embalming (meet state standards)
-Cannot be transported until embalmed
-Placed in Hermetically sealed Casket or metal lined casket
-Shall not be open while in transit
What should a doctor do if any person passes away from Cholera, Diphtheria, Infectious TB, Plague, Small pox, Yellow Fever, Hemorrhagic Fevers?:
-Notify State and Local health departments.
-Also inform the Funeral Director who takes custody of the decedent
A deceased human body or fetus 20 wks or older should not be stored above
A deceased human body or fetus 20 wks or older should not be stored for longer than the recommended temperature for more than
24 hrs from the time of passing to the time of final disposition.
Embalming shall not be performed unless
Authorized by family, NOK or designated responsible person.
If the cause of death is unknown or the decedent's death is suspected or due to a crime
Embalming may not occur until granted by the Medical Examiner
All embalming shall occur in accordance
with the laws of the state and the state Funeral Board.
When a body is placed in a private, public or receiving vault more than 15 days
must be placed in an airtight casket or container.
If a body has been placed in a mausoleum or final disposition area is where aeration or dehydration processes occur
It is NOT necessary to place them in a Private/Public/Receiving Vault or airtight casket or container.
A body in a vault for longer than 30 days
is considered interred.
A disinterment permit shall be obtained if
a body in a vault for longer than 30 days is further cremated, removed or buried.
A body shall not be cremated until
the Medical examiner has issued a certificate
A body shall not be stored, interred, cremated
in any place not properly reserved or designated for such purpose
Fetal death of 20 wks or less occurs in an institution
the remains may be disposed of in a manner that does not considered a menace to public health.
Amputated Limbs and body tissue
do not require any registration by the Vital Statistics rules or laws.
Casket or Coffin
is not required for interment of dead human remains
A body may leave the State Unembalmed ONLY if
transported with in 24hrs after death, by an immediate family member of deceased, or a FD who is to handle the body at the final destination
A body must be embalmed if transported outside of the State
by a private, commercial or common carrier , Placed in a suitable protective shipping container, which allows no escape of odors or fluids.
With in the State, a body may be transported by a FD or other privately contracted personnel
as requested by the family, that will not expose any person to any health hazards,, no container is needed, for burial, burial does not exceed 36 hours of transit permit issuance.
When a body is transported by a private, common or commercial carrier, the transit permit
must be placed in a strong heavy duty envelope, securely attached in an inconspicuous place.
A body transported by a private, common or commercial carrier
Shall not accept a shipped body unless accompanied by a Transit Permit or travel into or through the State without a Transit Permit.
Disinterred remains shipped anywhere to/from within the State
must be placed in a metal lined sealed container and have a disinterment Permit
Disinterred remains traveling through, in or out of the State
must be accompanied by a Disinterment Permit
Cremated remains must be accompanied with
a Transit Permit or Disinterment Permit for travel
A FD must be present for
Disinterred remains must be placed
in a container/Casket to prevent the escape of fluids, gases or odors and may not be opened unless investigation is required.