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WAC 296-17A-7201

Classification 7201.

7201-00 State government - Patient, resident, or health care personnel, N.O.C.
(to be assigned only by the hospital underwriter)
Applies to state employees who are not otherwise classified who provide patient or health care at state-operated hospitals, schools, homes, camps, detention or correctional facilities, that are not operated as mental health or acute care hospitals as defined in WAC 296-17-35203(7) and that do not have routine patient lifting and moving exposure. All employees who have responsibility for physical or mental health care of patients or residents in these facilities are included in this classification. Types of employment contemplated by this classification include, but are not limited to, doctors, nurses, therapists, attendants, or training and counseling staff who provide care and treatment for patients or residents and are required to restrain or attend to patients who are potentially aggressive or violent.
This classification excludes: Employees who provide patient or health care at state-operated mental health or acute care hospitals with a fully implemented safe patient handling program who are to be reported separately in classification 7200; employees who provide patient or health care at state-operated mental health or acute care hospitals that do not have a fully implemented safe patient handling program who are to be reported separately in classification 7400; law enforcement officers in any capacity who are to be separately reported in classification 7103; employees who work in state hospitals, schools or correctional facilities, who do not work in patient or resident care such as food service, laundry, and janitorial, who are to be separately reported in classification 5307; administrative field employees who are to be separately reported in classification 5300; or clerical and administrative office personnel who are to be separately reported in classification 4902. Volunteers are to be reported in classification 6901, and law enforcement volunteers in classification 6906.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 51.16.035, 51.16.100, and 2007 c 324. WSR 07-24-045, § 296-17A-7201, filed 12/1/07, effective 1/1/08. WSR 07-01-014, recodified as § 296-17A-7201, filed 12/8/06, effective 12/8/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 51.16.035 and 51.16.100. WSR 06-23-127, § 296-17-763, filed 11/21/06, effective 1/1/07; WSR 06-12-075, § 296-17-763, filed 6/6/06, effective 1/1/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 51.16.035. WSR 98-18-042, § 296-17-763, filed 8/28/98, effective 10/1/98; WSR 96-12-039, § 296-17-763, filed 5/31/96, effective 7/1/96; WSR 85-24-032 (Order 85-33), § 296-17-763, filed 11/27/85, effective 1/1/86; WSR 85-06-026 (Order 85-7), § 296-17-763, filed 2/28/85, effective 4/1/85; WSR 83-24-017 (Order 83-36), § 296-17-763, filed 11/30/83, effective 1/1/84. Statutory Authority: RCW 51.04.030 and 51.16.035. WSR 79-12-086 (Order 79-18), § 296-17-763, filed 11/30/79, effective 1/1/80.]
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