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Wisconsin State AED Law

 Summary of Requirements
Physician’s prescription required.

CPR/AED Training
No Current Legislation
AED-Check.jpg  EMS Notification A person who provides an automatic defibrillator or a semiautomatic defibrillator shall provide written notification to the nearest emergency medical services program.
AED-Check.jpg Maintenance Program
Must ensure that the automatic defibrillator or semiautomatic defibrillator is maintained and tested in accordance with any operational guidelines of the manufacturer.
Notification of Use
No Current Legislation


 Good Samaritan Protection
Property Owner
Physician Trainer
No Current Legislation

WI Stat § 895.48 - 2007

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


 Laws / Legislation
Date Summary
WI Stat § 118.076   2015  Outlines AED requirements for schools.
Act 200
2014 Authorized a certified first responder to use an AED when appropriate.
ACT 120
All employees of a child care center are required to know how to operate an AED. Child care residences must have an AED in each building and a staff member with AED training present when residents are there.
AB 725
Beginning in the 2010−11 school year, each school board operating high school grades, the operator of each charter school established under s. 118.40 (2r) that operates high school grades, and the governing body of each private school that operates high school grades shall offer instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, cardiocerebral resuscitation, and the use of an automated external defibrillator to pupils enrolled in the high school grades in the school district, charter school, or private school.
WI Stat § 100.178  2007  Outlines AED requirements for fitness centers.

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