New York State AED Law

New York State AED Law

 Summary of Requirements
AED-Check.jpg Physician Must have involvement of a licensed physician to ensure compliance.
AED-Check.jpg CPR/AED Training (a) State officers and employees charged with management of public buildings should endeavor to recruit volunteers or, in appropriate circumstances, assign employees, in compliance with the applicable collective bargaining agreements and relevant Labor Law provisions, as part of their official job duties to operate AEDs, such that there are optimally not less than two operators per each AED or, in multiple floor buildings, two operators per floor, whichever is greater, which operators are trained in the operation and use of an AED and whose regular workstations are located in proximity of AEDs such that they may be able to comply with the response time described in section 303.3(b)(1) of this Part. (b) Operator training shall include a combination of both CPR and AED training. An AED operator is required to successfully complete a CPR/AED training class at intervals necessary to maintain certification.
AED-Check.jpg EMS Notification The public access defibrillation provider shall notify the regional council of the existence, location and type of any automated external defibrillator it possesses.
AED-Check.jpg Maintenance Program The public access defibrillation provider shall cause the automated external defibrillator to be maintained and tested according to applicable standards of the manufacturer and any appropriate government agency. Every use of an AED shall be promptly reported to the emergency health care provider. There are additional requirements for entities establishing an AED program in New York City.
 AED-Check.jpg Notification of Use Every use of an AED on a patient shall be immediately reported to the appropriate local emergency medical services system, emergency communications center or emergency vehicle dispatch center as appropriate and promptly reported to the emergency health care provider.

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NY Public Health Law § 3000-a – 2015 Provides Good Samaritan protection for use of an AED and establishes guidelines for AED programs.
 Laws / Legislation
 Reference Date Summary
NY Codes Rules and Reg Art 12-C §220 – 228-C 2020 An act to amend the general business law, and require Automated External Defibrillators at trampoline parks.
 NY Codes Rules and Reg § 8 NYCRR 61.10 2017 Outlines AED requirements for dental offices.
 NY Codes Rules and Reg § 9 NYCRR 303.9 2017 After the initial installation, a replacement schedule which considers the useful life of the AED units shall be developed by the State agency. The replacement schedule should be updated periodically.
NY Codes Rules and Reg § 9 NYCRR 303.8  2017 Provides steps that are to be followed by the AED coordinator upon responding to an emergency cardiac event.
NY Codes Rules and Reg § 9 NYCRR 303.7  2017 Outlines the responsibilities that are required to obtain an AED.
 NY Codes Rules and Reg § 9 NYCRR 303.6 2017 Outlines instructions to ensure the public health and safety for a person that acquires an AED.
NY Codes Rules and Reg § 9 NYCRR 303.5 2017 Outlines responsibilities of AED coordinators and State Agencies.
NY Codes Rules and Reg § 9 NYCRR 303.4 2017 Outlines a comprehensive plan for training, certification, and credentialing of cardiac care providers in the use of AEDs.
NY Codes Rules and Reg § 9 NYCRR 303.3 2017 Subject to the phased-in implementation of AEDs, each State agency shall endeavor to have sufficient AEDs available at each of its public buildings to ensure ready access for use during emergencies.
NY Codes Rules and Reg § 9 NYCRR 303.2  2017 Outlines a comprehensive plan for training, certification, and credentialing of cardiac care providers in the use of AEDs.
NY Codes Rules and Reg § 9 NYCRR 303.1 2017 Defines: Automated External Defibrillator, Public Building, State Agency, Collaborative Agreement, Emergency Health Care Provider, Regional Emergency Medical Services Council, and Commissioner.
NY Codes Rules and Reg § 9 NYCRR 303.0 2017 Provides the purpose of installation regulations.
NY Education Law § 917 2017 Outlines AED requirements for school districts.
NY Public Health Law § 225 2016 Outlines AED requirements for places of public assembly and swimming facilities.
NY Public Buildings Law § 140 2015 Outlines AED requirements for buildings of the state.
NY Education Law § 6611   2014 Outlines AED requirements for dental offices.
NY Public Health Law § 3000-b 2014 Good Samaritan protection for UNTRAINED users.
NY Education Law § 804-d 2013 Instructions regarding the correct use of an AED shall be included as a part of the health education curriculum in all senior high schools.
SO4485 2011 Requires all health clubs to have an AED and a CPR/AED certified employee on staff during business hours.
SO2923 2011 Requires all dental offices to have an AED on site and all dentists shall hold current CPR certification.
SR 827 2011 A bill that encourages school districts to provide training for athletic coaches on AED use.
AB 8741 2011 Amends immunity protection to include businesses, entities, partnerships, corporations, or societies.
NY Gen Business Law § 621 – a  2010 Outlines AED requirements for health clubs.
NY Gen Business Law § 621 2010 Defines: Contract for Services, Health Club, Secretary, Seller, Buyer, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, and Automated External Defibrillator.


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