In 95 percent of fatal coronary arrest cases in the workplace, personnel lack training in CPR and the use of automatic external defibrillators (AED). Now that AEDs are affordable enough to keep onsite in most workplaces, employees should receive training in both CPR and AED usage.
Onsite training, delivered according to American Heart Association and ASHI standards, enables employees to become certified in CPR and AED use. The course is comprised of power point, video, hands on training and hands on evaluation of CPR and the use of an AED. The class is four and half hours long due to the nature of the material and information. Employees who sign up for this course must first pass an interview ensuring that they’re prepared to administer CPR and operate an AED in an industrial work setting. The course costs $65 per person, which includes a student book.Back to blog list