AED Legal Analysis for Washington
AED acquirer must train expected users, maintain and test AED according to manufacturer’s guidelines, notify EMS of AED location and provide physician medical direction.
AED required in all dental offices that administer anesthesia or sedatives. Good Samaritan protection for rescuers.
School districts must provide one time CPR/AED training as part of health class.
We make every attempt to ensure the accuracy of our research regarding automated external defibrillator (AED) unit laws in each state across the country, however, with laws varying from state-to-state and even on a local basis, as you might imagine, staying abreast of constant changes is a very challenging process. As such, it's important to note that our findings should be used for informational purposes only and that any specific AED laws or AED requirements for your AED program should be developed between you and your legal counsel. If you have any suggestions, information, or tips on new or pending AED unit legislation that you feel might help improve our AED requirement pages, please contact us to let us know! By spreading knowledge about how to build and manage legally compliant AED programs, we hope to improve survival rates from sudden cardiac arrest.