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In order to help save more lives impacted by sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), the American Heart Association advocates for an efficient emergency cardiovascular care response known as the Chain of Survival.
Dial 9-1-1 to call EMS (emergency medical services), then push hard and fast in the center of the chest until help arrives. Push to the beat of the Bee Gees’ “Stayin’ Alive”
You’ve seen them on TV, in the hospital and perhaps even during a CPR training class, but where did they come from? Who uses them, and when are they used? How has technology advanced over time?
Statistics for best survival rates usually mention “High-Quality CPR”, but what makes CPR high-quality?
The scene is all too familiar. Whether at home with close friends and family or in a crowded social atmosphere surrounded by strangers, a seemingly otherwise healthy individual suddenly collapses and slips into a state of unconsciousness and unresponsiveness.
AEDs have been around for more than 20 years now. Many older AEDs are still in service and capable of saving lives.
If it seems like every AED uses a different battery, that’s because they do. Each manufacturer, with the exception of one, has a unique patented battery for use in their machines, designed to optimize the performance of their device.
A robust, well-planned AED program should begin with an effective site assessment. Use the following guide in conjunction with our form to ensure all details are addressed. Use the guide in conjunction with our form to ensure all details are addressed. Contact Information General Business Information High Risk Areas Nearby Public Safety Services Business Emergency Response Protocols Existing Safety Standards AED Placement Guide Summarizing Needs & Building a Budget Site Assessment Form If you still have questions, our customer care representatives can help! They are AED experts who go through extensive training every few months and pride themselves on knowing …
It is important to be sure the electrode pads stored with your AED have not exceeded their expiration date.
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To Receive a PDF of the Guide Email First Name Last Name Phone California SB 287, which requires AEDs in new construction, went into effect on January 1, 2017. Though straightforward in its intent, the finer subtleties of the law seemed to require further clarification. Our California SB 287 Guide is designed to answer questions builders, contractors, property managers and property investors might have about this new statute. Our attorney in California dug into the law for our guide which addresses timing, compliance, accessibility and liability concerns, as well as ownership and maintenance requirements. If you are part of a …