Bureau of Community Health and Food Protection (BCHFP) Guidance Documents

Bureau of Community Health and Food Protection (BCHFP)
Regulation Title of Guidance Document Date of Document Additional Subject Matter Info
General Notice of Intent to Construct, Enlarge or Convert a Facility (DOH-0154) April-07 Form for facility owners/operators to complete when they want to construct or modify a facility, includes questions on facility type, location, and purpose, contact information, and space to list permits and approvals applied for or received.http://www.health.ny.gov/forms/doh-154.pdf
  Children's Camp Home Page   http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/index.htm
General Application for a Permit to Operate (DOH-3915) June-07 Form for facility owners/operators to complete to obtain a permit to operate their facility; includes facility information and owner/operator information. Includes section for permit approval (completed by Local Health Department).http://www.health.ny.gov/forms/doh-3915.pdf
10 NYCRR Subpart 6-1 Engineering Report for Swimming Pool Plans (DOH-1309) January-93 To be completed by design engineer or architect to supplement the engineer's or architect's narrative report to the health department.http://www.health.ny.gov/forms/doh-1309.pdf
10 NYCRR Subpart 6-1 Report on Operation of Swimming Pool (DOH-1323) October-07 Form and checklist for pool operator to complete daily regarding routine operation and maintenance; includes disinfectant level and other water quality parameters, number of bathers, and amount of chemicals added. Also includes disinfection instructions.http://www.health.ny.gov/forms/doh-1323.pdf
10 NYCRR Subpart 6-1/6-2 Swimming Pool & Bathing Beach Safety Plan Checklist (DOH-2286) March-07 Checklist for bathing facility operators and permit-issuing officials to use to determine if the required safety plan addresses all necessary components. http://www.health.ny.gov/forms/doh-2286.pdf
10 NYCRR Subpart 6-1/6-2 NYS Bathing Facilities Level III and IV Aquatic Supervision Staff - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification (fact sheet) April-07 Fact sheet listing accepted CPR courses for Level III and IV Aquatic Supervision Staff; updated annually. http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/docs/level3_4.pdf
10 NYCRR Subpart 6-1/6-2 Minimum Water Depths for Head First Diving From Pool Decks, Starting Blocks, Docks and Similar Low Fixed Platforms (fact sheet) July-06 Fact sheet addressing diving injuries and physics, diving injury epidemiology, diving safety recommendations, and Department of Health requirements; provides references. http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/aquatics/minimum_water_depths_for_head_first_diving.htm
10 NYCRR Subpart 6-1/6-2 Use of Our Swimming Facilities (brochure, 3141) English March-07 Brochure to be handed out to patrons at Level IV facilities at hotels or campsites which states the safety rules and requires the patron to sign a form prior to swimming at the facility stating they have read and will abide by the safety rules.http://www.health.ny.gov/publications/3141/index.htm
10 NYCRR Subpart 6-1/6-2 Use of Our Swimming Facilities (brochure, 3141) Yiddish, Korean, Spanish, Russian May-02 Versions in Yiddish, Korean, Spanish, and Russian of brochure to be handed out to patrons at Level IV facilities at hotels or campsites which states the safety rules and requires the patron to sign a form prior to swimming at the facility stating they have read and will abide by the safety rules.
10 NYCRR Subpart 6-1/6-2 Written Notification for Supervision of Bathing Facilities at Temporary Residences & Campgrounds (DOH-4200) November-00 Form for facility operators of temporary residences and campgrounds with bathing facilities to complete regarding the supervision level (I, IIa, IIb, III, IV) that will be provided. Also includes a section for describing a plan for informing patrons of the level of supervision in effect at the bathing facility. http://www.health.ny.gov/forms/doh-4200.pdf
10 NYCRR Subpart 6-1/6-2/ Subpart 7-2 Aquatic Certifications for NYS Bathing Facilities (fact sheet) March-07 Fact sheet listing accepted lifeguard courses for Supervision Levels I, IIa, and IIb lifeguarding staff; updated annually. http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/aquacert.htm
10 NYCRR Subpart 6-1/6-2/ Subpart 7-2 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification of NYS Children's Camps and NYS Bathing Facilities (fact sheet) January-07 Fact sheet listing accepted CPR courses for the health director and other staff specified in sections 7-2.8 and 7.11(a)(5) at Children's Camps, and lifeguards at swimming pools and bathing beaches with supervision level I, IIa, or IIb; updated annually. http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/cpr.htm
10 NYCRR Subpart 6-2 Daily Report on Beach Operation (DOH-2287) May-04 Form and checklist for bathing beach operator to complete daily regarding routine operation; includes columns for number of lifeguards on duty, number of bathers, weather conditions, water quality monitoring, rescues, and injuries.http://www.health.ny.gov/forms/doh-2287.pdf
10 NYCRR Subpart 6-2 Engineering Report for Bathing Beaches (DOH-2436) October-88 Report to be completed by design engineer or architect which contains a checklist and form with features pertinent to the design and operation of a beach. Intent is to use form to supplement the engineer's or architect's narrative report in the transmittal of plans to the health department.http://www.health.ny.gov/forms/doh-2436.pdf
10 NYCRR Subpart 6-3 Recreational Aquatic Spray Ground Operation Report (DOH-4229) June-07 Form and checklist for spray ground operator to complete daily regarding routine operation and maintenance, disinfectant testing, and other water quality parameters. Provides information on required chemical and UV disinfection and injury and illness reporting. (Form no longer used.)
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 Children's Camp Facility & Staff Description (DOH-367) April-07 Form to document camps operational information required for permit issuance. http://www.health.ny.gov/forms/doh-367.pdf
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 Children's Camp Additional Staff Qualifications - DOH-367a May-07 Form to document staff ratios and qualifications. http://www.health.ny.gov/forms/doh-367a.pdf
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 Children's Camp Written Plan Checklist (DOH-2040) December-05 Checklist used to ensure required safety plan components are included in the camp's safety plan. http://www.health.ny.gov/forms/doh-2040.pdf
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 Prospective Children's Camp Director Certified Statement (DOH-2271) March-06 Form relative to conviction of a crime or the existence of a pending criminal action of a prospective camp director. http://www.health.ny.gov/forms/doh-2271.pdf
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 Children's Camps in NYS (Item # 3601) March-05 Brochure outlining the rights and responsibilities of campers and camp operators. http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/docs/nyscamp.pdf
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 Children's Camps Illness or Injury Poster (Item # 3602) December-06 Poster outlining reportable children's camps injuries and illnesses. http://www.health.ny.gov/publications/3602.pdf
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 How to Obtain a Permit to Operate a Children's Camps (Item # 3603) May-07 Brochure regarding staffing and other requirements to obtain a children's camp permi. http://www.health.ny.gov/publications/3603.pdf
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 Bunk Bed Guardrail Requirements September-04 Fact sheet to assist camp operators comply with Subpart 7-2.16(b). http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/bunk_bed_guardrails.htm
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 Camp Aquatics Director for NYS Children's Camp Bathing Facilities January-07 Fact sheet describing minimum qualification and duties of a camp aquatics director. http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/cad.htm
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 Epinephrine Auto-Injection Use by Children's Camps March-03 Fact sheet to assist camp operators comply with the Epinephrine Auto-Injector Law. http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/epinephrine.htm
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 First Aid Certification for NYS Children's Camp Staff January-07 Fact sheet listing course which have been determined to provide an adequate level of first aid training. http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/firstaid.htm
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 Learn to Swim Programs January-07 Fact sheet listing approved learn-to-swim programs and minimum requirements. http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/learn_to_swim.htm
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 Meningococcal Disease - Template - Sample Children's Camp Parent Letter May-05 Guidance to assist camp operators to comply with §2167of NYS PHL. http://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/handbook/section_9_appendices/appendix_a/public_health_law/article_21/title_6/section_2167.htm
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 Meningococcal Disease - Template - Sample Vaccination Response Form May-05 Guidance to assist camp operators to comply with §2167 of NYS PHL. http://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/handbook/section_9_appendices/appendix_a/public_health_law/article_21/title_6/section_2167.htm
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 Meningococcal Disease - Template - Sample Vaccination Response Form (Spanish) March-06 Guidance to assist camp operators to comply with §2167of NYS PHL. http://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/handbook/section_9_appendices/appendix_a/public_health_law/article_21/title_6/section_2167.htm
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 Progressive Swimming Instructor for NYS Children's Camps January-07 Fact sheet listing approved certification courses for progressive swimming instructors as specified in Section 7-2.5(f) of Subpart 7-2. http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/docs/psi.pdf
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 NYS Child Safety Act for Children's Camps February-06 Fact sheet to assist camp operators comply with §1392-a, §1394-a, and §1394-b of NYS PHL
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 Children's Camp Swimming March-99 Fact sheet describing the minimum required components of a camp aquatics program http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/aquatics/safety_requirements.htm
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-2 Counselors-In-Training (CIT) for NYS Children's Camp Program February-00 Fact sheet describing the minimum qualifications, ratio and duties of counselors-in-training http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/camps/counselors/counselor_in_training.htm
10 NYCRR Subpart 7-5
Ag. Fairgrounds
NYS Agricultural Fairground Fact Sheet, Acceptable Alternate Annual Water Supply Start-up Procedures April-07 Acceptable Alternate Annual Start-up water supply disinfection procedure for fairground operators http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/fairgrounds/water_supply/startup_procedures.htm
PHL Article 13-F A Guide for Tobacco Merchants, Retail Tobacco Dealers, and New York's Youth Access Tobacco Control Laws (3492) March-06 Brochure for tobacco merchants explaining the law regarding youth access to tobacco products. http://www.health.ny.gov/publications/3492.pdf
PHL Article 13-F A Guide for Tobacco Merchants, Vending Machines and New York's Youth Access Tobacco Control Laws (3492) March-07 Brochure for vending machine operators explaining the law regarding youth access to tobacco products. http://www.health.ny.gov/publications/3492.pdf (publication retired, replaced with 3845)
PHL Article 13-F Poster: No Sale of Tobacco to Minors (English) (3451)   Sample Required Posterhttp://www.health.ny.gov/publications/3451.pdf
  Poster: No Sale of Tobacco to Minors (Spanish) (3451)   Sample Required Poster
  Poster: Sale of Bidis (English) (3495)   Sample Required Poster (http://www.health.ny.gov/publications/3495.pdf)
  Poster: Sale of Bidis (Spanish) (3495)   Sample Required Poster
PHL Article 13-E A Guide to the New York Clean Indoor Air Act (3402) July-07 Brochure explaining New York's Clean Indoor Air Act. (http://www.health.ny.gov/nysdoh/clean_indoor_air_act/pdf/general.pdf)
PHL Article 13-E A Guide for Employers to New York State's Clean Indoor Air Act (3403) July-07 Brochure for employers explaining New York's Clean Indoor Air Act. (http://www.health.ny.gov/nysdoh/clean_indoor_air_act/pdf/employers.pdf)
PHL Article 13-E A Guide for Restaurants and Bars to New York State's Clean Indoor Air Act (3483) July-07 Brochure for Restaurant and Bar Operators explaining New York's Clean Indoor Air Act. (http://www.health.ny.gov/nysdoh/clean_indoor_air_act/pdf/restaurants_and_bars.pdf)
10 NYCRR Part 14 Cooling and Reheating of Potentially Hazardous Foods August-00 explains cooling/reheating requirements of Part 14 (3140), also available in Spanish and Chinesehttp://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/indoors/food_safety/coolheat.htm
10 NYCRR Part 14 Safe Storage and Preparation of Eggs May-07 explains storage and cooking requirements for eggs (3139), also available in Spanish and Chinesehttp://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/indoors/food_safety/eggs.htm
10 NYCRR Part 14 Use of Hands in Preparation of Ready-to-Eat Foods May-07 explains bare-hand contact prohibition (3138), also available in Spanish and Chinesehttp://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/indoors/food_safety/hands.htm
10 NYCRR Part 14 Handwashing and Glove Use for Food Workers October-07 explains employee hygeine requirements (1334)http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/indoors/food_safety/washing.htm
10 NYCRR Part 14 When the Power Goes Out August-07 explains food refrigeration and disposal requirements during power outages (7082) http://www.health.ny.gov/publications/7082/index.htm
10 NYCRR Part 15 Responsibilities of Operators and Occupants of Migrant Farmworker Housing May-97 explains requirements of Part 15http://www.health.ny.gov/regulations/nycrr/title_10/part_15/
10 NYCRR Part 801 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Epuipment Required in Restaurants, Bars, Theatres and Health Clubs (1619) August-07 explains requirements of Part 801 http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/cpr/cpr_regulations.htm

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