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AED Legal Analysis for Oregon

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At least one AED is required at every place of public assembly of 50,000 square feet or more of floor space and every health club with 100 or more persons present on average Persons possessing or controlling AED must provide at least one CPR/AED trained employee to be present during regular business hours; the AED must be maintained, inspected and serviced in accordance with the manufacturer’s guidelines; the AED must be stored in a location from which it can be quickly retrieved and the presence and location of each AED must be clearly marked. Good Samaritan protection provided for rescuers and for providers who comply with statute requirements.

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 HB 3482 Relating to automated external defibrillators; and declaring an emergency. Prohibits person from bringing cause of action for damages that result from use of automated external defibrillator if certain requirements are met.
 SB 556 2010-01-01 Relating to automated external defibrillators. Requires certain places of public assembly to have automated external defibrillator . Summary the following summary is not prepared by the sponsors of the measure and is not a part of the body thereof subject to consideration by the legislative assembly. It is an editor's brief statement of the essential features of the measure. Requires certain places of public assembly to have automated external defibrillator { - and that owner of place of public assembly ensures that staff person trained in use of automated external defibrillator is present when place of public assembly is open to public - }. { + limits liability of owner for use,...
 SB 1006 2010-03-04 Relating to automated external defibrillators; and declaring an emergency. Modifies circumstances under which owner of place of public assembly or health club is required to have automated external defibrillator on premises. Summary the following summary is not prepared by the sponsors of the measure and is not a part of the body thereof subject to consideration by the legislative assembly. It is an editor's brief statement of the essential features of the measure. Modifies circumstances under which owner of place of public assembly or health club is required to have automated external defibrillator on premises. { + requires community colleges and state institutions of higher education...
 SB 1033 2011-01-01 Relating to automated external defibrillators in schools. Requires each school campus to have automated external defibrillator on premises. Summary the following summary is not prepared by the sponsors of the measure and is not a part of the body thereof subject to consideration by the legislative assembly. It is an editor's brief statement of the essential features of the measure. Requires each school campus to have automated external defibrillator on premises. Requires compliance on or before january 1, 2015.
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