The State of Rhode Island has enacted an AED Law that requires fitness clubs to have an AED on site and to have the staff trained in CPR and AED use. The Rhode Island Good Samaritan Law states the following:
"(a) Every health club registered with the department of attorney general pursuant to this chapter shall have at least one automated external defibrillator (AED) on the premises. The AED will at all times be deployed in a manner in which best provides accessibility to staff, members and guests. At least one employee per shift must be properly trained by the American Heart Association or comparable state recognized agency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and AED, and must be on duty during hours of operation."
To view the Rhode Island Fitness Club AED Law, CLICK HERE.
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