Laws protecting the Good Samaritan
Law no. 2020-840 of July 3, 2020 aimed at creating the status of citizen rescuer, fighting against cardiac arrest and raising awareness of life-saving gestures
Anyone who provides voluntary assistance to a person in an apparent situation of serious and imminent danger is a citizen rescuer and benefits from the status of occasional collaborator of the public service.
The citizen rescuer performs, until the arrival of the emergency services, the first aid gestures by, if necessary, the implementation of chest compressions, associated or not with the use of an automated external defibrillator.
When the citizen rescuer's intervention results in damage, he/she is exempt from any civil liability, except in the case of gross negligence or intentional fault on his/her part.
To know first aid. It is a form of solidarity
- To know the gestures which save has become a priority for many French people.
- Every minute counts in the event of an accident, especially cardiac accidents, and this rapid care can significantly reduce the after-effects and deaths.
- Bevalix Formation gives access to a certification, it allows to take care of accident victims