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Resource Center Your Complete Guide on Purchasing and Implementing an AED Program
 

Maine State AED Law

 Summary of Requirements
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Physician
A person who owns or leases an AED shall consult with a licensed physician for technical assistance in the selection and storage location of an AED, training of potential operators, protocols for use and use review.
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CPR/AED Training
A person may not use an AED on another person unless the person using the AED has successfully completed a course, approved by the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association or the department, in the use and operation of the AED,
AED-Check.jpg  EMS Notification A person who owns or leases an AED shall notify the Maine Emergency Medical Services within the department of the existence, location and type of AED the person possesses.
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A person who owns or leases an AED shall maintain and test the AED in accordance with the applicable standards of the manufacturer and any other standards prescribed by the department.
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A person who owns or leases an AED shall notify the Maine Emergency Medical Services within the department of the clinical use made of the AED.

 

 Good Samaritan Protection
   
Rescuer
Purchaser
Property Owner
Physician Trainer
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22 – A ME Rev Stat § 2150-C. - 2016

Provides Good Samaritan protection for use of an AED and establishes guidelines for AED programs.

 

 Laws / Legislation
 Reference
Date Summary
ME Code of Reg § 05-071   2016  All public schools, including charter schools are required to offer training to students on how to perform CPR and use AEDs.
LD 1139 (HP 845)
2011
An act suggesting that high school students receive CPR and AED instruction prior to graduation.
LD 1073 (HP 808) 2011
An act suggesting that health clubs be required to carry AEDs.
LD 1785 2007 An Act to require automated external defibrillators in schools serving grades kindergarten to 12 and at school sponsored athletic events.
20 - A ME Rev Stat § 6304  2007  Outlines AED requirements for schools.
LD 177
2004
Requires that a school administrative unit or private school ensure that all school personnel are certified in CPR.
Chapter 421 2001
Establishes requirements for an AED program.
 LD 1432 2001
An act to encourage greater acquisition, deployment, and use of automated external defibrillators.

The information posted on our website is not intended as legal advice and may contain inaccurate or incomplete information. We encourage you to contact your state representative should you require more information.