Kentucky HB 331 Enacted: Comprehensive AED and CPR Policies for Schools and Interscholastic Athletics
In light of the recent enactment of Kentucky's HB 331, we acknowledge the heightened significance of prioritizing the safety of our children. This legislation mandates the presence of portable Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) within all middle and high school buildings and sporting events. Furthermore, it outlines the necessity of coach training in CPR and AED usage, as well as the implementation of venue-specific emergency plans. The Philips FRX is an excellent choice to meet these requirements, offering ease of use, effectiveness, and reliability. Don't hesitate to ensure your school's safety and compliance. Contact us today to request a quote.
- Kentucky's HB 331 becomes law, effective June 30, 2023, mandating portable automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in all middle and high school buildings.
- As funds become available, AEDs are to be present at school-sanctioned middle and high school athletic practices and competitions.
- School boards required to adopt policies and procedures for portable AEDs and ensure training requirements are met.
- All interscholastic coaches required to undergo training in CPR and use of portable AEDs.
- Venue-specific emergency plans to be developed, detailing AED locations and usage procedures.
- Schools participating in interscholastic athletics must maintain a portable AED at every practice or competition and fulfill training requirements.
- Mandatory annual certification of compliance with AED requirements and venue-specific emergency plan.
Philips HeartStart FRX AED
Philips FRx SMART Pads II Defibrillation Electrode Pads
AED/CPR Rescue Kit
AED Inspection Tag
"AED Inside" Wall Decal
Additional Added Value: Pediatric Key, Bleeding Control Kit , 3D AED Wall Sign, and Your choice of a Wall Cabinet or Hardshell Case
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Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Statistics Among Our Youth
- SCA affects nearly 20 people <18 years of age every day
- SCA claims the lives of more than 7,000 children annually, making it the primary cause of mortality in school children
- Sports-related SCA accounted for 39% of SCAs among those <18 years of age
- 1 in 50 High Schools can expect to see at least one SCA event each year
Why Choose the Philips HeartStart FRX?
Safety First: Equip your school to handle emergencies and potentially save lives with the HeartStart FRx.
Reliability: Trust in a durable device designed to withstand a bustling school environment.
User-Friendly: Rely on clear, automated instructions for easy use during high-stress situations.
Low Maintenance: Enjoy peace of mind with minimal upkeep requirements and automated features.
Investment in Wellbeing: Show your commitment to the health and safety of your school community with this key precautionary measure.
Affordable Pricing for Educational Institutions & Sports Leagues
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