• It goes without saying that every working industry has its risks for both employees and employers. However, some employers, in various industries often overlook some of the most important health and safety aspects, including defibrillators.

  • Are you the proud owner of a Physio Control Lifepak 1000 defibrillator device? It’s fantastic to see so many people investing in their workplace’s and community’s safety by becoming Heart Safe.

  • So, you’ve made the potentially life-saving investment of purchasing a defibrillator for your workplace? Awesome! Congratulations on becoming a heart safe location.

    Now, what to do next? [...]

  • Have you ever heard of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) or pacemakers? Admittedly, they’re not really topics which come into every day conversation.

    Depending upon diagnosis and the different cardiac conditions which can occur, one of these devices may be required to prevent the patient from experiencing a dangerous cardiac event in the future or be fitted as a preventative measure. [...]

  • Careful Consideration

    Defibrillators go hand in hand with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) as the only definitive treatment to Sudden Cardiac Arrest. This is where the heart has stopped beating in a regular rhythm and quivers, meaning blood cannot be pumped around the body effectively and vital organs are starved of oxygenated blood. The only treatment for this is to shock the heart back into a regular rhythm with the use of a defibrillator and effective CPR. [...]

  • Every office, building site and retail outlet you visit in the UK will have a fire extinguisher and a fire blanket by law. This is in case a fire starts, to help prevent any damage to people or property. There are around 17 fatalities due to non-dwelling fires each year. [...]