Section 153-A:17

    153-A:17 Liability. –
I. No approved emergency medical services training program nor any entity or person participating as part of an approved educational program, as authorized by this chapter, shall be liable for any civil damages as a result of teaching or following primary and continuing educational practices as taught to and practiced by enrolled students under proper supervision, unless guilty of gross or willful negligence.
II. No licensed emergency medical care provider who in good faith attempts to render emergency medical services authorized by this chapter at an emergency scene while en route to a place of employment shall receive any form of reprimand or penalty by an employer as a result of late arrival at the place of employment. An employer may request written verification from any such licensed emergency medical care provider, who shall obtain the written verification from either the police officer, fire officer, or emergency medical services personnel in charge at the emergency scene.
III. No person who is an emergency medical services instructor or assistant instructor employed or retained by the department of safety or who is an emergency medical services instructor or assistant instructor employed or retained by a hospital, nonprofit fire department or emergency medical service unit shall be held personally liable in any action to recover for personal injury, bodily injury, or property damage arising out of any act performed or occurring in the furtherance of such instructor's official educational or training duties and responsibilities. Nothing in this section shall affect the liability of such person for damages arising out of willful misconduct, gross negligence, or providing educational or training services while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
IV. The department of safety, its employees, and individuals under contract to the department for the purpose of administering or proctoring examinations, either written or practical, shall be held harmless in any lawsuit alleging that the testing was insufficient, inappropriate, or in any way deficient, if carried out in accordance with rules adopted under RSA 153-A:20, VIII. This paragraph shall not hold harmless any individual charged with conducting written or practical examinations who is negligent in his or her actions.

Source. 1999, 345:6, eff. July 1, 1999.