The State Fire Marshal, with the advice of the State Board of Fire Services, shall prepare and adopt such flammability standards and promulgate such regulations, relating to the use of fabric and fabric-like materials in items including, but not limited to, examination gowns, sleepwear, sheets, and pillowcases, used in acute general hospitals and acute psychiatric hospitals, other than in hospital operating rooms, or in skilled nursing facilities and intermediate care facilities in the state as he deems necessary for the protection of the public interest.
Such regulations shall become operative January 1, 1976.
Any violation of the regulations promulgated by the State Fire Marshal pursuant to this section shall be a misdemeanor.
(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 1211.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018