Here's a corporate move we applaud: Horizon Energy Group, with headquarters in the Eastern Bay of Plenty town of Whakatāne, recently purchased 45 AEDs from Heart Saver as part of their continued commitment to the health and safety. The AEDs will be distributed on a national level across all Horizon Energy Group business units, a number of … [Read more...] about Follow the lead of Horizon Energy
We already think you’re great because you have taken the best step ever by investing in an AED (Automated External Defibrillator). We’re not exaggerating when we say this could be a life-saving decision. We truly hope you never have to use it, but it’s important the AED is ready to go in the event of an emergency. Even though AED’s require very … [Read more...] about How to check your AED is good to go
If you haven't downloaded the AED Locator app onto your phone, you really should - that way, should you encounter anyone suffering from a sudden cardiac arrest when you're out and about, you'll know just where the closest AED available is. The faster you know this, the better chance you have of saving their life. Here's a good short article on … [Read more...] about Do you know where the closest AED available is?
This would have to be our highlight of 2016 so far - being a part of a Seven Sharp TV piece around AEDs and the importance of them. We've been working with the awesome Lauren Davies, who took it upon herself to fundraise in her local community for AEDs, when she discovered there were none in her area. Lauren is a persuasive woman: she managed to … [Read more...] about Did you see us on Seven Sharp?
We were very pleased to get a call from Rangikura School in Wellington to order an AED. After completing a Heart Saver First Aid course, they started thinking what they would do if anyone on site - staff, parent, pupil or visitor - were to suffer a cardiac arrest. They soon realised an AED was a great investment and started fundraising for … [Read more...] about Rangikura School gets an AED
Sometimes we hear the biggest wives' tales around CPR or AED usage when we're running our first aid courses. People worried about breaking someone ribs when doing CPR is a big one, but there are 7 other fallacies we hear often. How many of the 8 myths have you heard? Read this article we wrote for the latest edition of the Retirement … [Read more...] about Myths about CPR and AEDs