Fast-acting coworkers with an AED save employee’s life
Irv Donaldson had a heart attack at work.
What his fellow employees did next saved his life.
Meanwhile, employee Jeff Wilson went and grabbed an AED, or an Automated External Defibrillator. The coworkers then used the device to shock Donaldson’s heart. Those quick actions all happened in about 7 minutes before paramedics arrived.
Paramedics say what they did helped save Donaldson’s life.