Ensure that the AED is present, and in the proper location.
The unit is clean, undamaged, no loose parts, and free of excessive wear.
Check that the green status indicator light is blinking, or green check mark present, ensuring all internal self-tests have been passed successfully.
The electrodes are present, sealed in their package, and within their expiration date. Note that some models feature connected electrodes, while others do not. Make sure yours are present as your instructions specify.
All cables are free of cracks, cuts, and exposed or broken wires.
Verify that electrodes are pre-connected to the input connector
The battery is within its expiration date.
Initial and date the AED inspection record.
Source: COPA Health (Community Member)