AED Loaner Program

AED Loaner Program

Do you have an upcoming event and would like to borrow an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)?

Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services currently has 5 of loaner AEDs. These units can now be requested on a first-come first-served bases for events within the City of Greater Sudbury boundaries.

Sudden cardiac arrest can happen at any time to anyone, and it is important to be prepared. Early recognition, calling 9-1-1, performing CPR, and applying and using an AED will drastically increase someone’s chance of survival.

AED Loaner Program Guidelines

  • The borrower assumes all responsibility for the care and control of the AED during the agreed loaner period, including any damage which occurs to the unit.
  • The borrower must be 19 years of age or older.
  • The borrower must be trained in CPR and AED use. The borrower will be asked to present proof of certification upon pick up.
  • The borrower must review the how to operate video for the AED at the time of pick up.
  • The AED must be kept within Greater Sudbury City limits.
  • Although anyone can use the device, the borrower will be considered responsible for the AED while on loan.
  • The AED must not be kept for longer than seven (7) days unless otherwise agreed upon with Sudbury Paramedic Services.
  • AEDs are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • The AED must be secured with a $500 security deposit via credit card incase of damage, lost or unreturned AED unit.
  • The borrower will not be responsible for the replacement cost to any of the replaceable equipment during the use in a medical emergency.
  • The borrower will notify the on-duty paramedic supervisor immediately following the use of an AED in a medical emergency at 705-665-4027
  • The used unit will be picked up immediately and a replacement unit will be given for the rest of the time required

How to borrow an AED

Please download and complete the AED Loaner Request Form and Liability Release below in full. Request forms can be emailed to or delivered to the Lionel E. Lalonde Centre at 239 Montée Principale, Azilda. 

AED Loaner Request Form

How to use an AED with CPR

video by Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada