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Surviving Cardiac Arrest



Cardiac arrest in communities is a serious problem. According to the Irish Heart Foundation there is a loss of  7% to 10% for each minute that passes by without CPR & defibrillation. Clearly early CPR & defibrillation is needed to help save somebody’s life. Ambulances normally take some time to reach the victim normally exceeding more then 10 mins. By then the cardiac arrest victim has lost any chance of survival.

Do many cardiac arrest happen in Ireland? According to the Irish Heart Foundation 14 people die per day. So what is being done to combat this?

Today we have an increasing amount of volunteer cardiac first reponder in our communities willing to assist in the response time of cardiac emergencies. A 999 call comes in and community responders are alerted to assist until the  arrival of the HSE ambulance service.

We welcome comments from people in relation to this!

Occupational First Aid Training

Occupational first aid training

blog-im-500x500We would love to hear from other companies and occupational first aid training instructors on their views surrounding the length of the occupational first aid course.

Is 3 days days too long?



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