Too frequently if is after a co-worker, student, judge, community member ... suffers a cardiac arrest that a community realizes that an AED is a valuable tool to have.
AEDs are becoming more widespread in public buildings, schools and churches but, many remain apprehensive about these life-saving devices. Greg Slusser wrote a great blog for Occupational Health & Safety with "The Latest Scoop on AEDs."
Having an AED program in place at your office could save a life, maybe even your life. Time is key when a person suffers sudden cardiac arrest. Each MINUTE without defirbrillation from an AED decreases a person's chance of survival by 10%! AEDs are easy to use and maintain, a group just needs to have an emergency plan in place.