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12.28.2009

Automatic Defibrillators Required for Certain Oregon Businesses

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Effective January 1, 2010, Oregon law requires that businesses with 50,000 square feet or more of floor space and that have at least 25 individuals who congregate at the facility on a normal business day, have at least one automated external defibrillator (“AED”) on their premises. The law contains a Good Samaritan clause that bars lawsuits arising from the use of the AED.


For more information, please contact the Labor and Employment Law Practice Group at Lane Powell:

206.223.7000 Seattle
503.778.2100 Portland
907.277.9511 Anchorage
employlaw@lanepowell.com