AED Legal Analysis for Mississippi
Good Samaritan protection for all good faith rescuers.
Person or entity responsible for AED site must establish physician medical oversight program to ensure appropriate CPR/AED training to expected users, AED maintenance according to the manufacturer’s guidelines and EMS notification. Failure to meet these requirements results in loss of Good Samaritan protection otherwise available.
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