Sign up now: Aug. 18 webinar on putting AEDs in the workplace

Sudden cardiac arrest is the cause of 13 percent of deaths in the workplace. If your organization is developing an AED program or re-evaluating its current deployment of automated external defibrillators, you’ll want to join this Aug. 18 Free AED webinar hosted by Occupational Health & Safety and sponsored by Cardiac Science.

“Cardiac Safety: AED deployment, maintenance, legislation, and recalls
Aug. 18, 2010
Start time: 2 p.m. EDT – 11 a.m. PDT
Duration: 1 hour
Sign up today at the Occupational Health & Safety website.

This webinar will save you time and money, plus give you the up-to-date information you’ll need to present AED plans to others in your organization.

  • Hear a 60-minute overview of AED deployment, with a case study.
  • Get practical information that will prepare you to get your program off the ground.
  • Find out from a health, safety, and environment manager at a global engineering firm how his company handled funding, vendor selection, training, and maintenance — and how they used one of their new AEDs to save the life of an employee.
  • Learn about trends in state AED legislation concerning AED requirements and liability issues.
  • Get tips from a national expert on AED program development for large, multi-site oganizations.


  • Dan Warter, HSE Manager, Aker Solutions. If it weren’t for Dan Warter’s initiative, an Aker Solutions employee might be dead right now. Dan championed his company’s AED program. Take 60 minutes to hear Dan explain how he did it: what budget committee obstacles he overcame, what five “musts” his program had to have, how he selected a vendor, and more.
  • Jim Madaffer, Madaffer Enterprises, former San Diego City Councilmember, who will give an overview of AED legislation. Jim was responsible for the single greatest public access defibrillation program in the United States: San Diego Project Heartbeat which, to date, has saved at least 72 people at work, hotels, and elsewhere
  • Mike Brode, Director of Strategic Business, Cardiac Science. Mike has forged and managed more than 20 collaborations with major organizations such as the American Red Cross, American Heart Association, Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association, Boy Scouts of America, and U.S. Lacrosse, all of which raise awareness about sudden cardiac arrest, educate the association memberships and promote the life-saving benefits of deploying AEDs in a variety of corporate and community settings.

Visit the OH&S site to find out more about this AED webinar and sign up today.