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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 35. Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Chapter 150. Regulation for Nonresidential Services

6VAC35-150-640. Emergency and fire safety in alternative day treatment and structured day programs.

A. Each site to which juveniles report shall have written emergency and fire safety plans.

1. In accordance with the emergency plan, the program shall implement safety and security procedures, including, but not limited to, procedures for responding in cases of a fire, bomb threat, hostage and medical emergency situations, and natural disaster.

2. The fire safety plan shall be developed with the consultation and approval of the appropriate local fire authority and reviewed with the local fire authority at least annually and updated if necessary.

B. At each site to which juveniles report, there shall be at least one documented fire drill each month.

C. Each new staff member shall be trained in fire safety and emergency procedures before assuming supervision of juveniles.

Statutory Authority

§§ 16.1-233, 16.1-309.9 and 66-10 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 2, eff. November 12, 1997; amended, Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 2002; Volume 27, Issue 12, eff. July 1, 2011.

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