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Year Bill/Reg./Act Jurisdiction Status
2020 Bill 141 Provincial
3rd Reading
OHS Impact
lntroduces mandatory accessibility inspection and maintenance requirements for the owners of automated external defibrillators located in public places. This legislation also gives the Minister of Health authority to designate types of public premises where the owner of the facility would be required to install an automated external defibrillator
Changes
If passed will create a registry of publicly accessible defibrillators and establish requirements relating to the installation, maintenance, testing and availability of defibrillators in designated locations
Will ensure that the locations of publicly accessible defibrillators are made available to 911 dispatchers, allowing them to direct callers to a nearby AED. The legislation also requires that they have appropriate signage, be accessible for easy identification, and be properly maintained by the owner of the defibrillator.
 

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