AED Maintenance Requirements & Checklist

March 18, 2021 | Last Updated: November 14, 2021
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While the user manual for any electronic device is likely to have recommendations for maintenance, these recommendations are especially important for a lifesaving Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

“Grants certain protections from civil liability for lay rescuers who use an AED as long as the use and placement of the AED is compliant with 1797.196 of the Health and Safety Code. §1797.196 of the Health and Safety Code requires the AED be maintained and tested according to manufacturer guidelines, and records be maintained of maintenance and use…”

Civil Code 1714.21

Health and Safety Code §1797.190, and §1797.196 (AB 2041, Ch. 718, 2002) (AB 2083, Chaptered 85, 2006) (SB 685, Chaptered , 2015)

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