Department of Commerce - Historical Boilers - License application and standards for re-qualifying after revocation.


Published: 2020-03-06

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(A) The standards for re-qualifying for a license after revocation of a license in accordance with the historical boiler provisions of section 4104.35 of the Revised Code shall be the same as those criteria established for initial licensing in section 4104.35 of the Revised Code, except that the historical boiler board may, at the time of an application for re-qualification after revocation, require an applicant for re-qualification to repeat completion of any of the criteria set out in section 4104.35 of the Revised Code, and the board may, in its order of revocation, prescribe a period of time, not to exceed one year, following the date of the final order of revocation during which an applicant for re-qualification would be prohibited from re-qualifying for a license.

(B) For the purposes of licensing in accordance with section 4104.35 of the Revised Code:

(1) Actual operating experience or training in the operation of historical boilers shall be verified by a person licensed as an operator of historical boilers in accordance with section 4104.35 of the Revised Code or Section 2 of the Substitute House Bill 344 in the 124th General Assembly.

(2) Approval by the board of written or oral examinations that test for competence in operating historical boilers may be granted to any person who demonstrates that they have substantial experience in the operation of historical boilers, in the administration of objective, professional tests, and in the establishment of procedures and in the maintenance of records necessary to document the fair administration, scoring, and reporting of objective, professional tests. Any oral examination administered in accordance with this rule shall be administered in the presence of an employee of the bureau of operations and maintenance of the Ohio division of industrial compliance.

(3) An application for licensing in accordance with the provisions of section 4104.35 of the Revised Code shall be made on a form provided by the Ohio division of industrial compliance.

(C) For the purposes of division (G) of section 4104.34 of the Revised Code, historical boiler operator's courses required by division (A)(2) of section 4104.35 of the Revised Code shall be approved by the board.

(D) In accordance with section 5903.03 of the Revised Code, there are no military programs of training, military primary specialties, and lengths of service that are substantially equivalent to or exceed the educational and operating experience requirements set forth in division (B)(1) of section 4104.35 of the Revised Code. A veteran's relevant military experience, education, and training will be considered when determining whether the veteran has met all or part of the requirements for licensure. A veteran should provide all relevant military documentation demonstrating his or her military experience, education, and training to assist the board in its determination.