WAUKESHA, Wis., May 11, 2016 — The Plaza Hotel & Casino, located in downtown Las Vegas, has added Cardiac Science Powerheart G5 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to its AED program, continuing a commitment to enable both employees and guests to quickly respond to a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) incident with potentially life-saving AEDs.
“The Plaza Hotel & Casino welcomes thousands of guests each day and safety is our priority,” said Dennis Lindenbach, Risk and Safety Manager for the Plaza.
“The advanced technology that Cardiac Science has patented was the big factor for us in choosing the Powerheart G5. RescueCoach™ user-paced prompting and Rescue Ready® reliability were two such technologies. The Powerheart G5’s CPR coaching feature was also superior,” Dennis Lindenbach said. “It can be used in loud environments — if you can’t hear the prompts, you can see them as text on the backlit display.”
The Las Vegas casino industry has led the U.S. hospitality sector in both deployment of AEDs and training their staff to use AEDs. According to Dennis Lindenbach, a casino is the best place to be if you experience SCA.
“We are delighted that the Plaza has chosen our Powerheart G5 units,” said Al Ford, President of Cardiac Science. “The hospitality sector has saved many lives by equipping properties with AEDs, and the Las Vegas casino industry has been at the forefront of recognizing the value of AEDs and training their staff to properly use them.”
Cardiac Science is a leader in helping hotels, country clubs, resorts and other hospitality organizations develop AED programs to help protect their guests and staff. The company’s hospitality customers include, among others, Starwood Hotels, Best Western, and Wyndham Vacation Properties.
About Cardiac Science
Cardiac Science develops, manufactures, and markets automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and related parts, components and accessories. The company also provides a comprehensive portfolio of training, maintenance, and support services for AED customers. Cardiac Science is headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The company has operations in North America, Europe and Asia and has an installed base of over 500,000 units in nearly 100 countries worldwide. For information, call 1.800.426.0337 or visit http://www.cardiacscience.com.
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About the Plaza Hotel and Casino
The 1,037-room Plaza, originally built in 1971 and renovated in 2011, provides a classic Las Vegas experience, complete with casino, showroom, several dining options including Oscar’s steakhouse, and downtown’s only bingo room. For information, call 800-634-6575 or visit http://www.plazahotelcasino.com.