Tag Archives: workplace AEDs

Co-workers, Powerheart® G5 AED Help Save CM Tucker Lumber Employee

Rollings with Powerheart G5 AED

The folks at CM Tucker Lumber in Pageland, S.C., made an investment in an automated external defibrillator (AED) program 11 years ago. Back in November, that decision paid off handsomely when employees used one of the company’s new Powerheart® G5 AEDs to save a co-worker’s life. Bobby Rollings, a grader at the lumber company, was […]

Sign up for Sept. 9 webinar on AEDs and workplace safety

Cardiac Science and HR.com have developed a webinar tailored to the interests of HR professionals who have responsibility for employee health and wellness and workplace emergency preparedness. It provides critical information on sudden cardiac arrest—the cause of 13 percent of workplace deaths—and the ways in which organizations are protecting their employees through safety education and deployment of […]

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, […]

Michigan woman campaigns for AEDs after her husband’s rescue: Cardiac Science for the week of March 22

Michigan woman campaigns for AEDs after her husband’s rescue Lisa Poel’s husband Randy, a sergeant with the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety, collapsed from sudden cardiac arrest while playing hockey Feb. 21. Fortunately, the arena where he was playing had an automated external defibrillator (AED). Nathan Morgan, a firefighter who was at the arena when Poel […]

Commotio cordis survival: Cardiac Science for the week of July 20

Heartsafe news: Our weekly update on what’s happening in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology Sports AEDs: Commotio cordis survival rate is just 15 percent Fourteen-year-old Hunter Cairns survived commotio cordis — rapid, ineffective heartbeat caused by a blow to the chest — making him one of the fortunate 15 percent of victims […]