Defibrillators for companies are important regardless of the business model or the activity carried out in your company, it is convenient to be able to guarantee your workers the necessary measures to obtain a safe work space.
This guarantee is included in the Law of Prevention of occupational hazards in article 14, which establishes that workers have the right to effective protection in terms of health at work. Despite this, regarding the installation of defibrillators there is no law that establishes a mandatory nature, however each CCAA can set its own regulations.
The installation of this equipment can offer added value to your company since it is an increasingly valued aspect among employees. With this, you not only offer them a safer environment, but also show the importance of a company committed to social responsibility and cardioprotection.
Legal framework on defibrillators for companies
Our cardiovascular diseases constitute one of the most important health problems in Spain. Anyone without a previous pathology can suffer a cardiorespiratory event in their work environment naturally.
La early defibrillation It is a fundamental element in assisting these types of deaths. That is why, within the Ischemic Cardioprotection Strategies, the need for a legal framework that determines the implementation and development of installation programs for this equipment in public and private places arises.
Due to the powers attributed to each autonomous community, each of them has administered the regulation and use of external defibrillators by non-health personnel. Thus, the Spanish map marks a heterogeneity around the regulatory framework implemented in each CCAA for the installation and use of automatic and semiautomatic defibrillators.
All cardioprotection equipment that is installed must comply with the regulations contained in the Royal Decree 414/1996, it determines the regulation and the requirements that must be met. Each CCAA will determine the control and inspection that said instruments must pass.
Within this framework we find that there are autonomous communities that require the installation of these teams in public and private places, others, on the other hand, only mark it as a recommendation. The places where they will be placed These cardioprotection equipment will depend on the regulatory framework of each community in which it is established: the square meters that the space must have, the inhabitants that the region must have, among other parameters.
Personnel authorized for its use
El authorized personnel for the use of DEAs will be established by each autonomous community. Each of these establishes who will be the people who are in possession of the minimum knowledge for the use of this material.
As for the maintenance guaranteesOn the one hand, we have that each CCAA must establish its own inspection and control mechanism for this equipment to thus guarantee that it complies with the regulations of the Royal Decree.
On the other hand, each organization that carries out the installation (whether public or private) will be responsible for guaranteeing its maintenance and conservation based on the instructions established by each manufacturer.
The notification regime for the installation of defibrillators will require the following aspects:
- Notification and registration of the installation of AEDs.
- Visible signage of its installation and its rules of use.
- Provision of devices that allow an immediate connection with the health services of the corresponding region.
- Post-event notification systems to the corresponding health authorities.
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What will you find in this guide?
- Regulation of the use of cardioprotection equipment.
- All the regulations about the installation of defibrillators.
- Minimum quality and safety requirements.
- What kind of defibrillator do you need?
- Training for your employees.
- The most advantageous ways for the company to acquire a defibrillator.
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