What is the Difference Between Sudden Cardiac Arrest and 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[..]

911 Dispatcher Saves Life With Over The Phone CPR

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – A local woman credits her husband’s second chance to the professionalism and care of a 911 dispatcher. On March 30, Vicki Umplett called 911 after her husband Hank stopped breathing. Michelle Merrill answered the call. “She was upset and I tried to reassure her that help was on the way but in the meantime she had to get him on the floor,” said Merrill. Umplett was able[..]

CPR/First Aid – Corporate and Group Classes August 13th – 17th

Do we really need CPR Training? Here are 3 real reasons why CPR Training is one of the most important training classes you can ever have…   * 900 Americans die every day from Sudden Cardiac Arrest * 95% of victims die before reaching a hospital * 4 minutes – Brain death starts to occur within 4 minutes, the average response time of EMS is 8 minutes.   CPR/First Aid – Corporate and Group[..]

CPR/First Aid Certification – Learn to Save a Life

CPR/First Aid – Corporate and Group Classes September 4th  – 7th 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[..]

CPR/First Aid – Corporate Classes October 22nd – 26th

CPR/First Aid  – Corporate and Group Classes October 22nd – 26th 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[..]

CPR/First Aid  – Corporate Classes October 15th – 19th

CPR/First Aid  – Corporate and Group Classes October 15th – 19th 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[..]

Responding to Cardiac Arrest in the Workplace

Recent surveys have revealed a significant lack of training and preparedness for responding to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) incidents in U.S. workplaces. A survey by the American Heart Association concluded that many American workers do not have access to emergency care training, nor do they know the location of their employer’s automated external defibrillator (AED). That knowledge would go a[..]

Life saving First Aid/CPR lessons – We come to you

CPR/First Aid Training – Corporate and Group Classes – November 26th – 30th 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[..]

First Aid/CPR Training just in time for the holidays

CPR/First Aid Training – Corporate and Group Classes – November 19th – 23rd 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[..]

Bus driver, first responders honored for saving teen in cardiac arrest

A group of first responders and a school bus driver in Rowlett were honored Wednesday for saving a 16-year old boy. Bus driver Jim Griffin deserves most of the credit as what he saw and what he did helped make the happy reunion possible. “God just puts people where he needs them to be when He needs them to be there,” Griffin said. Griffin was driving his regular school bus route on Brownlee[..]