Tag Archives: School AED legislation

New AED Legislation in California


Sudden cardiac arrest affects nearly 10,000 youth nationally per year according to the American Heart Association, while the National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research reports that more student athletes die annually from sudden cardiac arrest than from sport-related trauma. As a result, more and more states are enacting AED legislation. California Assembly Bill 2009 […]

School science fair project spurs purchase of ball field AEDs

In Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania, the community baseball and softball league has launched a heart-safety initiative that includes an important investment in automated external defibrillators (AEDs) for their play fields. Cardiac Science Powerheart AEDs will be installed this week at Sol Feinstone Complex and Lookout Park by Upper Makefield Baseball and Softball. Coaches are being trained in CPR […]

Jon Seale is putting AEDs in more Colorado schools [VIDEO]

Heart Safe news: Our weekly update on what’s happening in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology News report covers Colorado school AEDs and AED legislation While a growing number of states require that schools have automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and AED-trained staff on their premises,Colorado AED laws do not require them for public or private schools. Some […]