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Automated External Defibrillator Devices (AEDs) In Florida Condominiums

Posted in Liability, Safety and security

Question: My condominium association is considering purchasing an “AED” for our clubhouse. From the conversation at the meeting I understand that this is an emergency medical device to use when someone is having a heart attack. Is it appropriate for associations to purchase and install these types of devices? Wouldn’t it create significant liability for… Continue Reading

Should your condo or HOA have an Automatic External Defibrillator?

Posted in Fiduciary Duty of Board of Directors, Liability, Operations

The American Heart Association encourages the purchase and availability of automatic external defibrillators (AED) and many community associations have already purchased this life safety equipment for on-site use.  These machines have become commonplace in airports, hotels, supermarkets and shopping centers throughout the country. You may wonder if there is any downside to having this machine available in… Continue Reading

More Information About Automatic External Defibrillators (AED)

Posted in Operations

I want to thank all the fire and life safety officials that read the original post entitled Does Your Condo or HOA Have an Automated External Defibrillator? My post mentioned possible misuse of these devices, but I was reminded that the device will analyze the victims hearth rhythm once the electrodes are placed on the… Continue Reading

Does Your Condo or HOA Have an Automated External Defibrillator?

Posted in Operations

The American Heart Association encourages the purchase and availability of automatic external defibrillators and many community associations have already purchased this life safety equipment for on-site use.  These machines have become commonplace in airports, hotels and shopping centers throughout the country. You may wonder if there is any downside to having this machine available in the community… Continue Reading