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The Importance of Knowing CPR

Having employees who are trained in CPR can help prevent worksite deaths. Every year, around 383,000 cardiac arrests happen annually. Sadly, few people are able to act during these situations because they do not have the knowledge to assess and respond appropriately to the situation. They end up paralyzed by fear and waste valuable seconds that could have been used to greatly raise the chances of survival for the patient.

Instead of having employees who feel powerless, train one or more of them in CPR. That way, no one enters the job site without a trained co-worker at their back. This knowledge can save lives and create awareness for a condition that kills over half of adults over 40.

Here are some compelling reasons to train employees in CPR and emphasize it as part of first-aid practices: Read more