Celebrate National CPR and AED Awareness Week

 In 2007, the AHA in coalition with the American Red Cross and the National Safety Council worked collaboratively to designate a National CPR and AED Awareness Week federally. On December 13, 2007, Congress unanimously passed a resolution to set aside June 1-7 each year as National CPR and AED Awareness Week to spotlight how lives can be saved if more Americans know CPR and how to use an[..]

National CPR/AED Week 2021 – Are You Ready To Save A Life?

 June 1-7 each year is National CPR and AED Awareness Week, spotlighting how lives can be saved if more Americans know CPR and how to use an AED. Did you know about 70 percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in homes? If you are called on to give CPR in an emergency, you will most likely be trying to save the life of someone you love. Be the difference for your parent, spouse, or[..]

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Which AED is best? 3 Important Tips for Purchasing an AED (Defibrillator)

Thinking of buying an AED? Not sure if you need to replace your existing AED? If you are thinking of buying an AED, or curious if you’re old AED needs to be replaced, you’re probably scratching your head trying to figure out which AED is best for you. Relax, we wrote this article to take the stress out of buying an AED and provide you with real world insights to help you make an[..]

Thinking of buying?

3 Important Tips for Purchasing an AED (Defibrillator)

Thinking of buying an AED? Not sure if you need to replace your existing AED? If you are thinking about purchasing a new AED, or curious if you’re old AED needs to be replaced, you’re probably scratching your head trying to figure out which AED is best for you. Relax, we wrote this article to take the stress out of buying an AED and provide you with real world insights to help you[..]

Confused about First Aid in the workplace? This quick read will help…

First Aid in the workplace Employers are required by OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.151 to have a person or persons adequately trained to render first aid for worksites that are not in near proximity to an infirmary, clinic, or hospital. It is advised that the first-aid program for a particular workplace be designed to reflect the known and anticipated risks of the specific work environment.[..]

Why you should know the difference between Sudden Cardiac Arrest and a Heart attack…

Often times sudden cardiac arrest and heart attack are used synonymously. In truth, the two are very different from one another. Sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart malfunctions and suddenly stops beating. A heart attack is when blood flow to the heart is blocked. In short, a heart attack is about “circulation” and sudden cardiac arrest is an “electrical” problem.  Heart[..]

Less Than 20% Of Americans Are CPR Certified – Is Your Team Ready To Save A Life?

CPR/First Aid Training – Corporate and Group Classes UniFirst First Aid + Safety offers weekly CPR classes for companies and groups, UniFirst First Aid + Safety’s CPR, AED, and First Aid training program will help employers meet OSHA and other federal and state regulatory requirements for training employees how to respond and care for medical emergencies at work. This 2-year[..]

“Second chance at life:” Daughter uses CPR to save life of father in cardiac arrest

A 26-year-old lifeguard trained in CPR saved her father’s lifeA 59-year-old Town of Farmington man was hosting a family gathering at his Green Lake home on Friday when he became unresponsive. The man had no prior cardiac history. His stepdaughter recognized the signs of cardiac distress and started CPR. “The early intervention of CPR by the stepdaughter provided the critical[..]

Man makes ‘miracle’ recovery from heart attack after strangers perform CPR

On July 23, building contractor Brian Boos, JDW, Inc. service repair supervisor Darren Ebaugh and FerrelGas technician Shawn Kainz were all called to a home in rural Oak Creek to fix a family’s furnace. The three men say they have crossed paths on job sites before but were essentially strangers. They didn’t even know each other’s names. “Everything was meant to be. It was one of[..]

First responders save man after 45 minutes of CPR

Six Lake County, FL first responders are being called heroes, after tirelessly performing CPR for more than 40 minutes, saving a man’s life.  Shabiah Gordon’s near-death experience began in the early morning hours of February 24, when his wife Rosa Gordon noticed that her 39-year-old husband’s breathing was not normal. Rosa tried unsuccessfully to wake up her[..]