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Health Regulation Sanctions - March 1, 2011, through March 31, 2011

Summary Sheet
Board of Health and Environmental Control
May 12, 2011

(   ) ACTION/DECISION
( X ) INFORMATION

I. TITLE: Administrative Orders, Consent Orders, and Sanction Letters issued by HEALTH REGULATION (HR).

II. SUBJECT: Sanctions completed during the period March 1, 2011, through March 31, 2011.

III. FACT: For the period March 1, 2011 through March 31, 2011, Health Regulation issued three (3) Consent Orders with total penalties of $ 2,500.

Program
Consent Orders
Amount
Radiological Health
1
$1,000.00
EMS
1
$1,500.00

IV. ANALYSIS:

  1. Carolina's Best Tanning, 1221 Bower Parkway, Unit 107, Columbia, S.C. 29212. Under a Consent Order executed February 15, 2011, the facility paid a monetary penalty of $1,500 with $500 of the civil penalty being stayed upon the facility demonstrating compliance with the required Regulations. The facility was found to have violated Regulation 61-106, Tanning Facilities, for failure to operate in a manner to prevent an overexposure to nonionizing radiation and to develop emergency procedures to follow in the event of an actual or alleged injury.

    Previous Sanctions: None
  2. Palmetto Ambulance Service, 1758 Airport Blvd., Cayce, SC 29033. Under a Consent Order executed February 11, 2011, the company paid a monetary penalty of $1,500. The company was found to have violated Regulation 61-7, Emergency Medical Services, for failure to submit approved electronic run reports to the Department for the period March 2010 until January 2011.

    Previous Sanctions: None

Approved By:
Pamela M. Dukes
Deputy Commissioner
Health Regulation