AED Liability Issues

Buy HeartStart AED Machine

You are thinking about investing in AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) but you’re concerned about the liability issues of having them.  Perhaps these questions have crossed your mind: What if we have AEDs but employees don’t act in a cardiac arrest? What if an employee makes a mistake in the rescue? What if we were to do harm rather than save … Read More

AED Prices, Safety, and Liability

How much are AED machines?

Why do some small businesses (and medium ones too) not have workplace AEDs (Defibrillators) to protect their employees, customers and visitors?  In short, it’s usually a misperception or lack of understanding about one of three concerns:  the cost of AEDs, safety features of AEDs, or liability fears.  Let’s take a close look at these.The A.  Affordability of AEDs.  Granted when … Read More

The Reliability of an AED

AED Reliability

When one purchases AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) they typically do so in hopes these life-saving devices are never needed.  They demonstrate proactive thinking and a priority on making the workplace safe.  When that dreaded moment happens and someone drops to what appears to be sudden cardiac arrest, how does one know the AED will work and it will function as … Read More

Emergency Management & AED Defibrillators

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AED One-Stop Shop is proud to work with a large number of Emergency Management agencies across the United States.  Emergency Management is the creation of plans through which communities reduce vulnerability to hazards and cope with disasters.  It is important to note that Disaster management does not avert or eliminate the threats, instead it focuses on creating plans to decrease … Read More

Workplace Safety & Defibrillators

AED LIFEPAK by Physio-Control

U.S. Companies should be proud of their safety initiatives and the heightened consciousness towards making workplaces “heart-safe” environments.  With AED or public defibrillator programs implemented these corporations are able protect their employees, customers and visited from sudden cardiac arrest death.  At the same time, savvy safety teams, risk managers and human resources departments realize that by implementing such programs they … Read More

Public Defibrillators in the Community Setting

airport AEDs

Communities large and small all over the U.S. are making investments in safety to protect their people from one of the Nation’s biggest killers, Sudden Cardiac Arrest.  The numbers are staggering just how many lives are suddenly and tragically lost to Cardiac Arrest, on an average it’s about 1,000 lives per day in the United States alone.  Equally troubling is … Read More

AED Defibrillator Quick Facts

What is an AED?

AEDs are Automated External Defibrillators and they are designed for public use, in other words you can save a life with one. Here’s a task for you that could add to your awareness of where public defibrillators are and aren’t, and just maybe this could contribute to a life being saved.  Simply look around when you go through your day-to-day … Read More

Are you equipped with AED Defibrillators?

AED audits

2015 is upon us and it is our hope that it’s a wonderfully productive and rewarding year for your organization, and a safe one too!  January is a perfect month to look at your safety protocols and procedures to ensure complete readiness. Are you aware of AEDs? Have you considered AED defbrillators as part of your plans? Are you AED-equipped?  … Read More

The Public Access Defibrillator or AED

AED LIFEPAK by Physio-Control

There are numerous foundations, advocacy groups and champions who work effortlessly to raise awareness about sudden cardiac arrest death and the need for Automated External Defibrillators in every workplace and every place that people gather.  Their aim is to make people safe from cardiac arrest which averages a thousand lives lost each day, not to mention those family members, friends … Read More

Safety of Public Defibrillators or AEDs

HeartStart AEDs OnSite and FRx

Some of the biggest misperceptions about AEDs (defibrillators) are concerning their safety.  Some are under the incorrect assumption that an AED can do harm or that if utilized on someone who is not in need of defibrillation they can accidently be shocked.  In fact, all AEDs have very advanced technology which ensures this simply can’t happen. These intelligent devices actually … Read More