Policy Details

5141.12 Use of AEDs Automatic External Defibrillators




It is the policy of the Board of Education to support the use of automatic external defibrillators by trained personnel on school property.

The superintendent or his/her designee shall be responsible for developing administrative regulations in furtherance of the Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) policy, in conformity with the provisions of applicable statutes and regulations.

Legal Reference: Conn. Gen. Stat. § 10-221 Boards of education to prescribe rules
Conn. Gen. Stat. § 52-557b "Good Samaritan Law" Immunity from liability for emergency medical assistance,
first aid or medication by injection. School personnel not required to administer or render.
Public Law 106-505 Cardiac Arrest Survival Act
Public Law 105-170 Aviator Medical Assistance Act
Public Law 107-188 The Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Response Act

Litchfield Board of Education
Policy Adopted: February 15, 2006
Policy Revised: April 30, 2014

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