Notice of Variances and Waivers

Division of Environmental Health
Rule No. : RULE TITLE :
64E-16.004: Storage and Containment
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on January 14, 2011, the Department of Health, Bureau of Community Environmental Health, received a petition for Michael Kovacs on behalf of Clear Medical, Inc., which was received by the Department on September 9, 2010, and published in Vol. 36, No. 40 of the October 15, 2010, Florida Administrative Weekly, has been granted. No comments were received in response to the petition. The Final Order on the Petition for Variance grants the Petitioner a permanent variance from subparagraph 64E-16.004(2)(d)3., Florida Administrative Code, which requires reusable sharps containers shall be emptied into a treatment cart or directly into the treatment unit. The Petitioner has demonstrated that the purpose of the statute underlying the rule will be met and that Petitioner would suffer a substantial hardship if required to comply with this rule.
A copy of the Petition for Variance or Waiver may be obtained by contacting: Gina Vallone-Hood, Bureau of Community Environmental Health, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #A08, Tallahassee, Florida 32399,, or by calling (850)245-4273.