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Oregon State AED Law

 Summary of Requirements
Physician automated external defibrillator prescription required.
CPR/AED Training
A sufficient number of employees must receive training in the use of an automated external defibrillator so that at least one trained employee may be reasonably expected to be present at the public setting during regular business hours.

EMS Notification No Current Legislation
AED-Check.jpg Maintenance Program
The AED must be maintained, inspected and serviced, the battery and the electrodes for the automated external defibrillator must be in accordance with guidelines set forth by the manufacturer. The automated external defibrillator must be stored in a location from which it can be quickly retrieved during regular business hours. The presence and location of each automated external defibrillator must be clearly marked.
 AED-Check.jpg Notification of Use
Each location must establish a policy to call 9-1-1 to activate the emergency medical services system as soon as practicable after the potential need for the automated external defibrillator is recognized.


 Good Samaritan Protection
Property Owner
Physician Trainer

OR Rev Stat § 30.802 - 2015

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


 Laws / Legislation
Date Summary

OR Admin Rules § 818-026-0060 


2016  Outlines AED requirements for dental offices. 
OR Rev Stat § 336.472  2015  As an integral part of the health education curriculum or the physical education curriculum for students in grades 7 through 12, each school district must provide instruction in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and the use of an automated external defibrillator. 
OR Rev Stat § 339.345   2015  Outlines AED requirements for schools. 
SB 1548
2014 Provides immunity for a person using an AED in good faith.
OR Admin Rules § 333-030-0105  2013  Outlines AED requirements for camps.
SB 1033
Requires AEDs in all public and private schools.
SB 1006 2010
Requires an AED in community colleges and schools of higher education.  Revises the requirement for a defibrillator in health clubs.
OR Rev Stat § 431.690  2009  Outlines AED requirements for places of public assembly.
SB 556 2009 Requires at least one automated external defibrillator on the premises for business with 50,000 or more square feet and at least 25 people congregating per day.
OR Rev Stat § 431.680  2007  Outlines AED requirements for health clubs.
 OR Admin Rules § 333-060-0​210 2007  Outlines AED requirements for swimming pools.
HB 3482 2005
Provides immunity protection for use or nonuse of an AED. Calls for providing automated external defibrillators in schools. Requires an AED in health clubs.

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