Choke Saver

Choke Save Programs

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 capaTown of 25 persons or more shall:
  1. 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
  2. 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 Concord Board of Health at 978-318-3275.