Every Second Counts - AEDs You Can Rely On
Did you know that sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is one of the leading causes of death in the United States? With an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) from WW First Aid & Safety, you and your team will know what to do in the event of an SCA. If your workplace involves high-stress, physical exertion, fast-paced tasks, or exposure to hazardous chemicals, the risk of SCA is increased. That's why having an AED on hand is imperative for the safety and well-being of your employees. These devices are user-friendly, even for those with minimal training, and can significantly improve the chances of survival for someone experiencing SCA.
The Role of AEDs in Your Facility
Having an AED readily available in your facility can be the difference between life and death. When someone experiences SCA, time is of the essence. The chances of survival increase significantly by administering a shock to the heart within minutes. Besides this necessity, there are numerous other reasons why having AEDs in the workplace is important, including:
Compliance with health and safety regulations requires many industries to have AEDs in their facilities, and WW First Aid & Safety can assist in proper maintenance and inspections. Our attention to detail will make sure your AED meets these requirements.
Being mindful of the safety and well-being of your employees should be a no-brainer. Since sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) can affect anyone, regardless of age or physical condition, having an AED readily available will protect your employees and significantly increase the chances of survival during an SCA event.
AEDs are user-friendly and can be operated even by those with minimal training. The machine's voice prompts and visual cues provide clear instructions guiding the user through the defibrillation process. This means anyone in your facility can use an AED in an emergency without requiring extensive training or certification.