According to the American Heart Association, there are some 400,000 sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) events in the United States each year. Of those, roughly 120,000 occur in the workplace. This is why so many companies are launching automatic external defibrillator (AED) programs: again according to the AHA, an employee’s likelihood of surviving such an event […]
AED’s are life-saving machines. When deployed in the event of a cardiac emergency, an AED can greatly improve a victim’s chance of survival. However, many Americans don’t know how to deploy an AED. In fact, a study conducted by the American Heart Association found that only 50% of Americans can locate an AED at their […]
We can’t exactly plan when health emergencies will occur. However, we can equip ourselves to react confidently and decisively when they do occur. Have you provided CPR and AED training for your team? If not, here are three reasons why it is critical to do so.
When is the right time to upgrade your AED, and what are the benefits of doing so?
Purchasing an AED and supplementing it with the necessary training is a sure way to boost the overall safety of any workplace. But is your new AED safe to use on children, or even infants? The short answer to that question is yes, but there are a few things you’ll want to be aware of […]
You may have seen Stop the Bleed Kits stored with first-aid kits or other safety equipment across your travels. Who is actually authorized to use them when an emergency situation arises? As it happens, anyone can use a Stop the Bleed Kit. Even still, you should seek out the right training to ensure you’re ready […]
Purchasing an AED and AED training is a great way to boost the overall safety of any business. Here are some tips for installing your new AED in the best spot!
An AED isn’t something you can install and simply forget about until you need it. Why should you have your AED serviced?