No school administrator, teacher, or athletic coach wants to think about the prospect of the injury or death of a child who is under their responsibility. Certainly no one working with young people would knowingly let them play on unsafe playground equipment, sit in a classroom that did not meet building code, or participate in […]
When it comes to sudden cardiac arrest, taking early action is lifesaving. Here are six integral factors which can contribute to the survival of these events. 1. Early Recognition Witnessing an emergency event, making an immediate assessment of the situation, and deciding to act. 2. Early Access Confirming unresponsiveness and calling 9-1-1 or on-site emergency […]
When someone collapses from sudden cardiac arrest, damage to the brain and vital organs begins in as little as four minutes if untreated. Often the heart does not stop completely, but goes into ventricular fibrillation, in which the heart quivers rapidly but does not pump blood effectively. A shock from an AED can reverse this […]
Another teen was saved because his school had an AED in the gym. Austin Redd was standing in line to play soccer when he suddenly collapsed. The heart defect that is normally detected a few weeks after birth had gone undiscovered in Austin. But Austin’s school nurse had rushed to the gym where Austin lay […]
American Health and Safety Training, Inc., a leading CPR, First Aid, AED training company for over 20 years, introduces:
CoachSafe: A fast, easy and effective system for coaches, parents, and team members to get CPR safety training online!
Developed by medical professionals who also happen to be coaches, this program includes sections on sport-specific injuries, injury prevention for athletes, and general Coach Safe tips…
Our goal is for every team to have a readily-available AED ready to save lives when seconds count. According to USA Today in, “Six Minutes to Live or Die,” a Mayo Clinic study has determined that a person in cardiac arrest has a window of just six minutes during which their life will be saved […]
American Health and Safety Training uses Philips AEDs (automatic external defibrillators) exclusively in your training. Philips AEDs are the best in the industry. We believe in them so strongly that we also distribute Philips AEDs exclusively. Discount pricing available – please call 1-877-369-5888 for special prices.