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32-1394. Crematory requirements; responsible cremationist

A crematory licensed pursuant to this article shall:

1. Maintain a retort that is operated at all times in a sanitary and professional manner, that conforms to local building and environmental codes and that provides protection for the health and safety of persons in attendance at a cremation and employees of the crematory.

2. Maintain a holding facility that is secure from access by anyone other than employees of the crematory and public officials in the performance of their official duties, that complies with applicable public health laws, that protects the health and safety of employees of the crematory and that preserves the dignity of human remains in the facility.

3. Possess all equipment and supplies that are necessary to conduct cremations in a manner that provides protection for the health and safety of persons in attendance at a cremation and employees of the crematory.

4. Employ and designate a responsible cremationist who is licensed pursuant to this article, who is trained in crematory operations to manage the daily operation of the crematory. The responsible cremationist is responsible for the crematory complying with the laws of this state and the rules of the board or the rules of the department of real estate, as applicable.