If someone is registering an AED, what is their responsibility to Nova Scotians?

  • If an AED is registered, there is no obligation for a device to be available to the public or for there to be responders associated.
  • The owner of an AED has the choice to mark their device as public or private, can set hours of availability for access and also select if they have responders associated with the device.
  • Registered responders do not have an obligation to respond to a suspected sudden cardiac arrest emergency. In the near future, our hope is to have a large pool of registered responders so that maybe at least one responder will be available at that time.