Tag Archives: fitness center AED

How a health club’s AEDs saved 100 lives

David Lloyd Leisure’s health clubs do business throughout Europe; the company has 80 sites in the UK alone. With more than 440,000 members the company gets 25 million club visits a year. Since 1998, the David Lloyd Leisure staff has used AEDs to save the lives of more than 100 people. There’s no legal requirement […]

2 saves in 6 weeks at Altus AFB: One busy AED

More and more often, cities, towns, and military bases are equipping their first responders (police and fire engines) with automated external defibrillators(AEDs). That’s because when someone collapses from sudden cardiac arrest, life-saving shock from an AED must be delivered within minutes to prevent death. ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — Chief Bruce Zahn, center, recognizes the […]

California fitness center AED saves customer’s life: Cardiac Science for the week of June 21

California fitness center AED saves customer’s life Gold’s Gym in Hollister, California, keeps a Powerheart automated external defibrillator at the front desk. Fitness center AEDs are increasingly common these days, and on June 8, Ray Buzzetta, an employee at Gold’s found out just why. At 9:30 a.m., he got a report that a customer had collapsed while […]

American Red Cross lifeguard: “Without that AED, we would have lost him.”

Red Cross instructor Amber Fesmire emailed Cardiac Science Customer Service earlier this month to order a new set of defibrillator pads. She needed them to replace a pair she’d used the day before to save a first aid student’s life. We gave her a call to get the whole story. Fesmire is the director of […]