• The construction industry is well known for being a high-risk occupation, and so it certainly makes sense to plan an AED program for your site. Between 70% and 89% of SCA incidents occur in men, and construction is a male-dominated field, making up 91% of workers. [...]

  • Between 70% and 89% of sudden cardiac arrests occur in men. The construction industry is very much a male dominated field, with males making up 91% of workers. Now add in the strain that constant physical labor and chances of electrocution – this makes the chances of a construction worker suffering sudden cardiac arrest on the job even higher. In case of an on the job emergency, you want to make sure your workers are protected with an on-site AED. [...]

  • A metro Atlanta construction worker was brought back to life thanks to the quick actions of a Brookhaven police officer who delivered CPR and defibrillation to the individual after he suffered a cardiac arrest.

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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? [...]

  • Every working environment holds risks for both employees and employers. However, some employers, in various industries including construction, often overlook some of the most important health and safety aspects, including AEDs. [...]

  • Construction workers are often faced with a multitude of dangers at work, from the risk of electrical hazards to excavation and trenching accidents.

    The increased risk of injury associated with construction jobs means that more protection should be offered to employees. This should include access to automated external defibrillators (AEDs) on all construction sites. [...]