Monthly Archives: March 2015

California Legislator Proposes Bill to Require AED Devices in More Buildings

CA bill to require defibrillators in new buildings Legislation would apply to structures with occupancy of 200 or more

A forward-thinking legislator in California introduced a bill to require life-saving AED devices in more buildings than ever before. We wish a forward-thinking TEXAS legislator would introduce a bill here!  AEDs DO SAVE LIVES! Currently, AED devices are only required on school campuses and in nursing homes. SACRAMENTO — Most new buildings in California with … Read more

FDA Issues New AED Approval Guidelines

FDA takes steps to improve reliability of automated external defibrillators

The FDA has announced new approval criteria for the next generation of AED (Automated External Defibrillators) devices to make them more robust, reliable and safer. “It’s not that the old AEDs are bad, it’s just that newer ones will be even more reliable. AEDs absolutely do save lives!” The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced … Read more

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