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Iowa AED Laws
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Iowa AED Law

The State of Iowa has enacted an AED Law that requires owners of an AED to maintain the AED properly.  The Iowa AED Law states the following:

"641—143.12(135) The person or entity maintaining the AED shall:

143.12(1) Ensure the AED is maintained and inspected in accordance to the manufacturer’s guidelines.

143.12(2) Maintain records of all maintenance and inspections of the AED for the usable life of the device.

143.12(3) Ensure the AED is programmed to conform to nationally accepted guidelines for treatment of cardiac arrest patients."

The State of Iowa requires that owners of an AED maintain the AED properly.  The manufacture's guidelines require that the pads and batteries be replaced according to the expiration date listed. 

To view the Iowa AED Law, CLICK HERE.

Our goal at AED-SHOP.com is to educate the public about Sudden Cardiac Arrest and how AEDs increase the survival rate. In need of an AED for your organization, CPR training for your staff, or AED replacement accessories?  Contact us today with your questions or concerns at 877-251-7467 or customerservice@aed-shop.com. 

Posted: 3/18/2011 12:38 PM

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Iowa Good Samaritan Law

The Iowa Good Samaritan Law have been enacted to protect individuals from liability of aiding a victim during an emergency when injury or loss of life has occured.  The State of Iowa Good Samaritan Law states the following:

"A person, who in good faith renders emergency care or assistance without compensation, shall not be liable for any civil damages for acts or omissions occurring at the place of an emergency or accident or while the person is in transit to or from the emergency or accident or while the person is at or being moved to or from an emergency shelter unless such acts or omissions constitute recklessness. For purposes of this section, if a volunteer fire fighter, a volunteer operator or attendant of an ambulance or rescue squad service, a volunteer paramedic, a volunteer emergency medical technician, or a volunteer registered member of the national ski patrol system receives nominal compensation not based upon the value of the services performed, that person shall be considered to be receiving no compensation. The operation of a motor vehicle in compliance with section 321.231 by a volunteer fire fighter, volunteer operator, or attendant of an ambulance or rescue squad service, a volunteer paramedic, or volunteer emergency medical technician shall be considered rendering emergency care or assistance for purposes of this section. For purposes of this section, a person rendering emergency care or assistance includes a person involved in a workplace rescue arising out of an emergency or accident."

To view the Iowa Good Samaritan Law, CLICK HERE.

Our goal at AED-SHOP.com is to educate the public about Sudden Cardiac Arrest and how AEDs increase the survival rate. In need of an AED for your organization, CPR training for your staff, or AED replacement accessories?  Contact us today with your questions or concerns at 877-251-7467 or customerservice@aed-shop.com. 

Posted: 4/8/2011 9:43 AM
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