Choke Saver Requirement
Choke Save Program
105 CMR 5909(E) requires that all food service establishments containing 25 seats or more must have a person certified in choke saving on premises when food is being served.
“Pursuant to M.G.L. C. 94, section 305D, each food service establishment having a seating capacity of 25 persons or more shall:
- Have on its premises, while food is being served, an employee trained in manual procedures approved by the Department to remove food lodged in a person’s throat
- Make adequate provisions for insurance to cover employees trained in rendering such assistance.”
Note: If you need further information, do not hesitate to contact the Danvers Board of Health at 978-762-0001 X 3095.
Choke Save Trainers
American Heart Association
CPR Phone: 887-242-4277
American Heart Association Website
Red Cross Boston
Red Cross Boston Website