AED State Laws


Oregon State AED Law

High school students in Oregon must complete CPR and AED training before graduation, and state legislation requires AED placement in all public and private schools. 

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Summary of Requirements


A prescription from a licensed physician is required.

CPR/AED Training

A large number of employees as a facility that has one or more Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) must receive training in the use of an AED and CPR to be sure that at least one employee who is properly trained is present during regular business hours.

EMS Notification

No legislation is currently in place for Oregon.

Maintenance Program

An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) must be maintained, inspected, and serviced in accordance with guidelines from the manufacturer. The AED must also be stored and clearly marked in a location which can be quickly accessed during normal business hours.

Notification of Use

A policy must be in place at every location that has an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to call EMS as soon as possible after the use of an AED is recognized.

Good Samaritan Protection

  • rescuer
  • purchaser
  • property owner
  • physician
  • trainer
Reference Summary

OR Rev Stat § 30.802

Provides Good Samaritan protection for use of an AED and establishes guidelines for AED programs.

Laws / Legislation

Reference Summary

OR Rev Stat § 336.472

As an integral part of the health education curriculum or the physical education curriculum for students in grades 7 through 12, each school district must provide instruction in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and the use of an automated external defibrillator.

OR Rev Stat § 339.345

Outlines AED requirements for schools.

SB 1548

Provides immunity for a person using an AED in good faith.

OR Admin Rules § 333-030-0105

Outlines AED requirements for camps.

SB 1033

Requires AEDs in all public and private schools.

SB 1006

Requires an AED in community colleges and schools of higher education. Revises the requirement for a defibrillator in health clubs.

OR Rev Stat § 431.690

Outlines AED requirements for places of public assembly.

SB 556

Requires at least one automated external defibrillator on the premises for business with 50,000 or more square feet and at least 25 people congregating per day.

OR Rev Stat § 431.680

Outlines AED requirements for health clubs.

OR Admin Rules § 333-060-0210

Outlines AED requirements for swimming pools.

OR Admin Rules § 818-026-0060

Outlines AED requirements for dental offices.

This information is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice. While we make every attempt to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, AED laws and requirements change frequently. We encourage you to refer to your legal counsel or state agencies with questions about your state's AED laws or AED Good Samaritan requirements.