Tag Archives: New York AED law

New AED laws passed in New York, Maine, Illinois, and Tennessee

New York state has enacted laws requiring automated external defibrillators(AEDs) in health clubs and dental offices. Assembly Bill 3798, sponsored by Assemblymember Mike Spano, amends the state’s general business law to require that AEDs be available at health clubs during business hours when the clubs are staffed. Senate Bill 2923, sponsored by Senator Martin J. Golden, requires AEDs in […]

New York AED bill would mandate CPR, defibrillator training for teachers

The New York State Assembly is considering a bill that would require teachers to know how to do cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use anautomated external defibrillator (AED). The training would be a requirement for getting a state teacher’s license. Assembly Bill A09367, sponsored by Assemblyman Dennis  H. Gabryszak, was inspired by a constituent who is a […]

AED text screens for the hearing impaired: Cardiac Science for the week of August 17

Heartsafe news: Our weekly update on what’s happening in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology Text screens and text prompts extend AED usability For most purchasers, clear, comprehensive audio prompts are among the most important factors for them to consider when choosing an automated external defibrillator (AED). But there are reasons why a […]