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File #: 190099-AA    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 2/14/2019 In control: Committee on Public Property and Public Works
On agenda: Final action: 6/20/2019
Title: Amending Chapter 16-300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Maintenance and Supervision," by adding a new section requiring that all City buildings and facilities install and maintain life sustaining medical equipment including Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and advanced first aid kits; and requiring the installation of Automated External Defibrillators in connection with capital projects, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Squilla
Code sections: 16-300 - Maintenance and Supervision, 16-310 - Life Sustaining Medical Equipment in City Buildings and Facilities
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 190099-AA03, As Amended on Floor.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy190099-AA03
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Amending Chapter 16-300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Maintenance and Supervision," by adding a new section requiring that all City buildings and facilities install and maintain life sustaining medical equipment including Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and advanced first aid kits; and requiring the installation of Automated External Defibrillators in connection with capital projects, all under certain terms and conditions.
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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 16 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:

TITLE 16. PUBLIC PROPERTY

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CHAPTER 16-300. MAINTENANCE AND SUPERVISION

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?16-311. Life Sustaining Medical Equipment in City Buildings and Facilities.

(1) Definitions.

(a) Advanced First Aid Kit. A collection of medical equipment including, at a minimum, the following:

(.1) A tourniquet

(.2) Two pairs of latex free gloves

(.3) Two emergency bandages

(.4) Two rolls of gauze

(b) Automated External Defibrillator or AED. A portable device that uses electric shock to restore a stable heart rhythm to an individual in cardiac arrest.

(2) Maintenance of Emergency Medical Equipment.

(a) The Office of Risk Management, or its designee(s), shall purchase, install and maintain AEDs and advanced first aid kits in all City-owned buildings and facilities, including but not limited to administrative buildings, city-owned health centers, recreation centers, parks, and playgrounds, provided that no such equipment need be installed at any facility that does not have an enclosed building.

(b) AEDs and advanced first aid kits shall be placed in prominent and accessible locations within each building and in areas available to the public during hours of access to the public. Each device and kit shall be accompanied by signage identifying its location and availability. The Office of Risk Management shall promulgate regulations detailing the height, spacing, and loc...

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