Monthly Archives: October 2017

  • Greencastle Goes Orange!

    While helping to preserve and protect life is what they’re used to within their work, Police and Firefighters of Greencastle City in Indiana will now be equipped with additional safety equipment to help them assist victims of cardiac arrest.

    The City of Greencastle have purchased 10 AEDs for the community from Cardiac Science which will arm both the Police and Fire Departments as well as providing AED access points at City Hall, the Water Department and the City Garage.

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  • Does your workplace need an AED? The answer is simple; Y-E-S!

    But just in case you had any reservations, we've created a flowchart to help you determine whether an AED really is required in your place of work.

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  • Lippert Components, a wholly owned subsidiary of Drew Industries and one of North America’s fastest growing companies has chosen to equip their facilities with Powerheart AEDs.

    Lippert Components is a tier-1 supplier of premium components to the recreational vehicle, manufactured housing, trailer, bus, marine and heavy truck industries and employees more than 7,500 people across the United States, Canada and Italy. [...]

  • AED accessibility is at the core of SCA survival and is vital to help provide victims with immediate and effective treatment.

    In this case study, we cover the moment a Powerheart G3 AED saved the life of Lieutenant Regis Thimons, a detective with the St. Joseph County Police Department in South Bend, Indiana.

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  • Did you know having basic knowledge of life skills such as CPR could be the difference between life and death? [...]

  • Heart Healthy Food Swaps

     We all know the way to anyone’s heart is through the stomach – but is there a way you can boost your heart health whilst still enjoying your favourite foods?

    Great news – there is!

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    Working within the construction industry puts workers at risk daily due to the unpredictability of site conditions.

    There are many procedures which can be put in place in order to maintain safety within this sector, but how many are you adhering to? [...]

  • Physio Control brand HeartSine have developed a scheme under the name “Forward Hearts”, which allows survivors of a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) who were treated with a HeartSine AED, to donate a HeartSine Samaritan PAD AED to a charity or organization of the survivor’s choice, to save more lives.

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  • Did you know 10,000 cardiac arrests of the 350,000 suffered yearly occur in the U.S workplace? While you may think you common safety practices such as having fire extinguishers and regular evacuation drills; there are few industries which take precautions against cardiac arrest, one of the world’s biggest killers. [...]

  • The frightening reality of cardiac arrest is the potential of it occurring any time and at any place. Sadly no one is immune from cardiac arrest, which means having the definitive treatment readily available is vital to provide victims with the best chance of survival. [...]

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