Why Are AEDs Important During SCA?

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Can Happen Anywhere to Anyone Airports, schools, and workplaces — SCA has struck at all of them. Think it can’t happen to you? Check out our story on athlete and SCA survivor Rob Seymour. Rob, an avid runner, was just 26 when he collapsed soon after finishing the Broad Street Run in Philadelphia in 2015. Moments after Rob’s collapse, a nearby team of...

5 Tips for AED Program Management in the Workplace

Are your employees ready to respond to a cardiac emergency in the workplace? The American Heart Association reported that in 2016, more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occurred. OSHA estimates that 10,000 sudden cardiac arrests occur each year in the workplace. The importance of having an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) in your workplace is clear, and in fact, many work...

Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) in the Workplace

The importance of AEDs in the workplace Why are AEDs so Important? More than 220,000 Americans suffer from cardiac arrest each year. Approximately 10,000 of these sudden cardiac arrests occur in the workplace (OSHA). Even more striking, OSHA reports that waiting for emergency medical personnel to arrive results in only a 5-7% survival while studies with immediate defibrillation have shown up to...