NEWSWIRETODAY Press Release& Newswire Distribution | HOME
MOST TRUSTED NEWSWIRE PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION
PRTODAY / NewswireToday press release distribution service network
Agency / Source: Annuvia, Inc.

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article

Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Annuvia Comments on New Automated External Defibrillator Related Legislation - A summary of recent Automated External Defibrillator (AED) related legislative amendments, changes, and updates from across the country
Annuvia Comments on New Automated External Defibrillator Related Legislation

 

NewswireTODAY - /newswire/ - San Francisco, CA, United States, 2009/04/27 - A summary of recent Automated External Defibrillator (AED) related legislative amendments, changes, and updates from across the country.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Medical Services / Equipment Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

In recent months, the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) industry has been affected by a number of legislative amendments, changes, and updates. Several new industries such as pharmacies, dental offices, and recreational areas have been mandated to deploy AEDs at their facilities while other states have elected to broaden Good Samaritan immunity protection for AED users, providers, trainers, and the physicians who oversee their programs. “States across the country are beginning to understand the importance of encouraging the deployment of AED units, early bystander intervention, and the dramatic increase in survival rates due to the timely utilization of AEDs. To advance such efforts, law-makers are broadening the scope of immunity protections. Such news is promising and seems to clearly indicate that legislatures are willing to expand immunity coverage in cases involving consumer protection and the voluntary deployment of AEDs. In addition to the obvious life saving benefits, these actions should be helpful in reducing litigation concerns still held by some risk managers,” states Bob Taggart, an EMT and attorney for Annuvia.

Below is a summary of recent Automated External Defibrillator (AED) legal action from across the country.

Connecticut (Stratford) – Effective January and July 2009
Mandates AEDs in all municipal buildings (including schools), health clubs, dining establishments (seating 125 or more), lodging establishments (30 or more rooms) and retail establishments (occupancy of 250 persons) in sufficient numbers and locations so that an AED is accessible within one minute in the event of an emergency.

Hawaii – Passed legislature without opposition. Pending signature by Governor
House bill 1537 broadens Good Samaritan protection from civil liability to any person operating an AED in a good faith attempt to resuscitate a person in danger of loss of life. Persons providing AEDs are similarly protected.

Illinois – Effective: July 1, 2009
An Illinois statute mandating Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in physical fitness facilities has been amended to include many outdoor as well as indoor facilities such as swimming pools and athletic fields. The new requirement affects many publicly owned facilities and public schools grades K through university level if the facility is “supervised by one or more persons other than maintenance or security personal employed…for the purpose of directly supervising the physical fitness activities taking place.”

Kansas – Signed by the Governor and pending publication in Kansas Statute Book
SB 102 broadens the protection of the Good Samaritan law regarding utilization of an AED to any person using an automated external defibrillator in good faith to render emergency care or treatment. Previously, the protections extended only to a “trained qualified person”.

Kentuck – Signed by Governor 3/24/09
HB 383 requires high school coaches to be trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and in the use of AEDs and for AEDs to be on-site for every high school practice, athletic activity or sporting event.

New Jersey – Pending Governor’s Signature
S-2146 requires assisted living facilities to acquire at least one AED and to have employees trained to use the machine by March 2010.

Washington – Effective: March 2, 2009
Requires dental offices to have an AED on site and to provide Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider training for all staff involved in direct patient care.

Annuvia (annuvia.com) is a leading provider of health, safety, emergency preparedness, and emergency response services in the nation. The company assists businesses and organizations with emergency training programs for CPR and AED use, first aid safety training, and customized consultative solutions to create safer, more prepared communities. Annuvia specializes in streamlining national programs for many of the nation’s largest organizations.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Medical Services / Equipment Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Agency / Source: Annuvia, Inc.

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick NewswireToday Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Medical Services / Equipment articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Annuvia Comments on New Automated External Defibrillator Related Legislation

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name NewswireToday and LINK as the source.
 
  For more information, please visit:
Is this your article? Activate ALL web links by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!
|
Contact: Vrinda Deshmukh - Annuvia.com 
866-364-7940 vrinda.deshmukh[.]annuvia.com
 
PRZOOM / PRTODAY - Newswire Today disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Annuvia, Inc. securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Medical Services / Equipment via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY

Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From Annuvia, Inc. / Company Profile


Read Medical Services / Equipment Most Recent Related Newswires:

Bruker's Canopy Biosciences Announces the Launch of CellScape™ Whole-Slide Imaging Chamber for Spatial Biology
iSono Health Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for Ensuring Patient Comfort and Safety Providing Quality Imaging & Diagnosis with its iSono Health ATUSA
Bruker Launches the New BEAM, a Dedicated Single-Point FT-NIR Spectrometer Designed for In-Process Control
Bruker Introduces the Ingenious Novel ‘Triceratops’ SPR #64 Surface Plasmon Resonance System for Drug Discovery At SLAS2024
Yokogawa Introduces CellVoyager High-Content Analysis System CQ3000
Advantech Introduces Cutting-Edge Solutions to Address Diverse Imaging Needs in Operating Rooms - The AVAS-2 Series for 4K Streaming Excellence
Seno Medical Earns Frost & Sullivan’s 2023 United States Enabling Technology Leadership Award for Delivering a More Efficient Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Withings Announces BeamO The Revolutionary At-home Health Checkup
Advancing GLP-1 Treatments, Insulin, and Large-volume Injections with Ready-to-use Cartridges from SCHOTT Pharma
Sofwave Earns Frost & Sullivan’s 2023 NA Technology Innovation Leadership Award for Developing A Sophisticated Skin Tightening Ultrasound Technology
Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Neuromod Devices with the New Product Innovation Award for Developing Robust Solution that Meets Tinnitus Patients’ Needs
Clarius Applauded by Frost & Sullivan with the Company of the Year Award for its Handheld Ultrasound Systems and Market-leading Position
LyondellBasell Awarded the 2023 Global Medical Plastics Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan
Avance Clinical Earns Frost 2023 Best Practices Customer Value Leadership Award for Delivering Clinical Trials Based on Globally Accepted Data
Bruker Launches timsTOF Ultra Mass Spectrometer with Transformative Sensitivity, 300Hz PASEF MS/MS & VistaScan for Enhanced dia-PASEF® 4D-Proteomics

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona

Visit  NexGen Unlimited, LLC





 
  ©2005-2024 NewswireToday — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com newswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are proudly NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)