Having a defibrillator in a workplace can mean the difference between life and death in the case of a cardiac arrest. A defibrillator improves the survivability of cardiac arrest before professional help arrives.
Defibrillators qualify for the government subsidies available for capital expenditures to the tune of 30% to 50% until June 30th 2009, which then reduced to 10% until December 2009 (please seek independent advice to determine your eligibility). This means they have become very affordable, in fact there has never been a better time to equip your workplace with a defibrillator.
Accidental Health & Safety distribute the Defibtech defibrillator as part of their extensive product range. They represent a good investment for the welfare of an organisation’s workforce, statistically more effective then CPR in cases of cardiac arrest.
The Defibtech defibrillator has been designed so that it is easy to use; a feature Accidental Health and Safety believes is crucial in any emergency situation. The user must simply follow step-by-step voice prompts, which will guide the resuscitation process. Once attached to the victim and activated, the defibrillator will automatically diagnose the patient guide you through the defibrillation process. These units use advanced biphasic technology automatically adjust the shock delivery to the person’s individual needs.
They come with a market leading seven year 300 shock rated battery, ensuring a long life. They feature daily auto self-test, rubberised surfaces, shock/drop tested rated for dust protection (IP5X) and rated for water protection (IPX4).