New law prohibits companies from making policies banning CPR after Glenwood Gardens incident
Last Updated: 62 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - All companies must now allow employees to perform CPR during emergency situations. The law comes after an incident in Bakersfield.
Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill over the weekend prohibiting companies from creating policies banning employees from performing CPR.
The new law comes in response to an incident at took place earlier this year at Glenwood Gardens.
Lorraine Bayless, 87, died after being denied CPR by an employee.
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The employee cited a company policy that did not allow performing emergency services.
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