Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 28.37
Vaccination of Firefighters to Prevent Hepatitis B

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-28.37-2

§ 23-28.37-2. Definitions.

The following terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the meanings herein described:

(1) “Emergency medical technician” means a person licensed pursuant to chapter 4.1 of this title to provide emergency medical services.

(2) “Fire department” means service groups (paid or volunteer) that are organized and trained for the prevention and control of loss of life and property from fire or other emergency.

(3) “Firefighter” means an individual who is assigned to firefighting activity and is required to respond to alarms and perform emergency action at the location of a fire, hazardous materials, or other emergency incident.

History of Section.
P.L. 1987, ch. 544, § 1.