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PDFWAC 36-14-340

Event physician.

(1) The event physician shall examine the participants and referees as required by RCW 67.08.090 and provide a report to the inspector or department representative in writing that discloses the results of the examinations and recommendations.
(2) Medical equipment to be utilized by an event physician for the prefight and postfight examinations of participants and referees shall consist of, but not be limited to, a blood pressure cuff, otoscope, ophthalmoscope, penlight, reflex hammer, stethoscope, thermometer, and tongue depressor.
(3) If the event physician determines that a participant or referee should not participate in an event due to a condition found during the prefight examination, the event physician shall recommend to the department that the participant or referee not participate in the event.
(4) An event physician shall be at ringside during all the contests in an event and shall be prepared to provide medical assistance to a participant if requested by the referee.
(5) The promoter shall provide the event physician with a suitable place to perform the prefight and postfight physical examinations.
(6) The event physician shall perform a postfight physical on each participant immediately following an event and may recommend temporary suspension of the participant's license due to injury incurred during a contest.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.023, 67.08.015, and 67.08.017. WSR 13-21-149, ยง 36-14-340, filed 10/23/13, effective 12/1/13.]
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