Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Physical Fitness Facility Medical Emergency Preparedness Act
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The Act mandates that schools have:

  • A medical emergency plan – a written plan for responding to medical emergencies that occur at the facility during the time that the facility is open for use by its members or by the public.
  • An AED is required in every school.
  • The facility must ensure that there is a trained AED user on staff during staffed business hours.
  • In the case of an outdoor facility, the AED must be housed in a building that is within 300 feet of the outdoor facility where an event or activity is being conducted.
  • AEDs must be properly tested and maintained.