Could You Save Your Workers from The UK’s Biggest Killer?
Sudden Cardiac Arrest kills 100,000 people in the UK each year. However, the misconception is that it only happens to the elderly or unfit but in reality, this isn’t the case.
Every industry has its risks yet the construction industry is a highly vulnerable workplace due to the physical demanding challenges that it presents for workers. Yet a site would not be seen without the correct fire extinguishers, a fire alarm or first aid kits, so why are defibrillators often overlooked?
Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) survival rates outside of hospitals are currently less than 8.6 per cent, but the use of a defibrillator within three to five minutes of the SCA can increase the patient’s survival chance to over 74 per cent.
Regrettably, most people are unsure of where to buy and store a defibrillator, how to use one correctly, and often worry that they may misuse it. Here at Bull, we’re here to support your business and ensure you have all the right equipment on site including a defibrillator.
Which defibrillator do you need?
The Life Point Pro Defibrillator
The Life Point Pro Defibrillator is designed to keep Sudden Cardiac Arrest victims alive by directing the user with voice commands. The unit automatically analyses the ECG signal of the patient and decides whether defibrillation is required.
Presented in a neat protective carry case, the defibrillator is lightweight so it can be moved around with ease, and it can be quickly installed in the event of a Sudden Cardiac Arrest.
Fully compliant with the UK regulations and British Standards, the Life Point Pro Defibrillator features real-time voice commands and step-by-step guidance, along with a self-test function to ensure the device is always being used and maintained to the highest standards.
Zoll Fully Automatic AED Plus
The Fully Automatic AED Plus is an automatic external defibrillator (AED) that uses voice prompts and visual indicators to guide the rescuer through a resuscitation sequence that may include defibrillation and/or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
Incorporating the ZOLL Rectilinear Biphasic Defibrillation waveform, this defibrillator operates in either adult or paediatric mode. This defibrillator supports both adult and paediatric defibrillation electrode pads, and automatically adjusts the defibrillation energy based on the type of electrode pads connected to it.
Following attachment of electrodes to a victim’s chest, the defibrillator monitors the electrocardiographic (ECG) rhythm of the victim’s heart, analyses that rhythm, and determines whether the rhythm is shockable or non-shockable.
When needed, defibrillation energy is delivered automatically by the device without the user taking any action, through these same electrodes.
The Fully Automatic AED Plus can perform periodic self-tests to ensure its continual readiness, and provides voice prompts and graphics to guide the rescuer on what to do and when to do it during a cardiac emergency, such as calling for help or giving CPR to the victim.
Additionally, data can be uploaded from a computer to a defibrillator to store events to ensure results are tracked and workers are better prepared next time around.
Providing the right protection for all your safety needs
By having a defibrillator on site, you can ensure you are protecting workers and delivering life-saving treatment when it counts the most.
Our range of defibrillators offer a cost-effective, fully compliant and practical solution.
For more information on how our products and services can help meet your needs, talk to one of our team of knowledgeable and friendly advisors on 01432 806806 / firstname.lastname@example.org
 Consensus Paper on Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in England – British Heart Foundation
February 26, 2021
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