Face coverings are highly recommended for those up to date on vaccinations and required for those not up to date on vaccinations
in indoor spaces on campus and in university owned or operated venues.  


Staff/Faculty may request a face covering from EH&S. Students may request a face covering from The Well.
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Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

 
What Is An AED? 

AEDs, or automated external defibrillators, are small electronic devices that are designed to provide lifesaving defibrillation (electric shock to the heart) to victims of sudden cardiac arrest. 

Unlike the defibrillators used in hospitals and seen on medical TV shows, AEDs are small, lightweight, and very easy to operate. They are about the size of a lunch box and have adhesive electrode pads that attach to the person's chest. No special training is required to use the AED but in order to provide the prompted CPR compressions, you must have CPR training. You can and should still connect the AED and you can deliver a shock if prompted by the AED even if you do not have this training.

An AED is very simple to use yet houses the same sophisticated defibrillation technology relied on by emergency medical services personnel and physicians.


Who can use an AED?

AEDs are made to be used by anyone, from untrained individuals to medical professionals. These rescuers are called Volunteer Responders. Volunteer Responders have legal protection by the ‘Good Samaritan Law’ when using the AED in good faith to help a victim of sudden cardiac arrest. As long as you act within the limits of your training you are protected.

Learn more about the AEDs on campus:
Philips Frx; Learn how to use
Phillips  Onsite: Learn how to use

AED Training

Participating in training and certification in the proper use of these devices is easy. CPR/AED certification training is offered by:

 
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  • AED Location List
    Building Location AED Model
    Alumni Center Main lobby - west side Phillips Onsite
    Athletics & Dance Sports Complex, 3rd base line Phillips FRx
    Athletics & Dance Room 0050N Phillips Onsite
    Athletics & Dance Room CR1100B Phillips Onsite
    Athletics & Dance Portable Unit Phillips Onsite
    Central Utility Plant Front Office Phillips Onsite
    Corporate Yard Building A Room 0100 Phillips Onsite
    Custodial & Grounds Break room Phillips Onsite
    Environmental Health & Safety Main Lobby Phillips FRx
    Environmental Health & Safety Vehicle 5-630 Phillips Onsite
    Fleet Services Gas Station Main office Phillips FRx
    Health Services Room 236 Phillips Onsite
    Health Services Room 207 Phillips Onsite
    Hinderaker Hall Room 4128 Phillips Onsite
    Highlander Union Building (HUB) Main lobby 1st floor Phillips Onsite
    Multidisciplinary Research Building (MRB) Lobby South wall Phillips Onsite
    Olmstead Theater lobby Phillips Onsite
    Orbach Library Lobby - east side Phillips Onsite
    Rivera Library Circulation Phillips Onsite
    Student Recreation Center, North Challenge course shed Phillips Onsite
    Student Recreation Center, North 0121 Main Lobby Phillips FRx
    Student Recreation Center, North 0161 Events Lobby Phillips FRx
    Student Recreation Center, North 103 Intramural use (06613) Phillips FRx
    Student Recreation Center, North 104 Intramural use (06859) Phillips FRx
    Student Recreation Center, South North East MAC Lobby Phillips FRx
    Student Recreation Center, South North corridor at room 1129 Phillips FRx
    Student Recreation Center, South North West at elevator equipment room Phillips FRx
    Student Recreation Center, South Swimming pool office Phillips Onsite
    Parking Services Hallway near the breakroom Phillips FRx
    UCR Police Department UCPD 5-006 Phillips FRx
    UCR Police Department UCPD 5-018 Phillips FRx
    UCR Police Department UCPD 5-009 Phillips FRx
    UCR Police Department UCPD 5-1057 Phillips FRx
    UCR Police Department UCPD N005 UNET Phillips FRx
    UCR Police Department Vehicle 5-1052 Phillips FRx
Program Management 

EH&S Safety manages and oversees the AEDs on campus.  If you have questions, would like to inquire about adding AEDs to your building or you need any clarification on the current process, please contact:

Tracy Stark, Safety Engineer
tracy.stark@ucr.edu | (951) 827-5528