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Defibrillators – Where should they be located?

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Defibrillators should be available in just about every location imaginable. We often have no idea that someone is about to be struck by Sudden Cardiac Arrest. A patient in Sudden Cardiac Arrest has the best chance of survival when defibrillation is delivered immediately. The longer it takes to defibrillate, the chance of survival decreases markedly.

Defibrillators should really be available anywhere where there are people! Think about where your defibrillator should be. Do you have access to a defibrillator if you needed to save a life? Defibrillators are similar to fire extinguishers – they can’t be locked up in a cupboard. They need to be available when they are needed. Your Defibshop will discuss with you where you might locate your defibrillator. Our service to you is not simply supplying you a defibrillator, but full ongoing consultation and assistance to ensure your plans are best suited to your needs and requirements.

Think about the people you live with, work with and socialise with. You could easily put together a list of people you think might be candidates for a Sudden Cardiac Arrest  (SCA) – in fact, really, your list should cover all of us!

Here is a list from your Defibshop to get you thinking about where access to a defibrillator might be a great idea:

  • Aircraft
  • Airports
  • Auditoriums
  • Boats
  • Buses
  • Camping trips
  • Caravans & mobile homes
  • Child Care centres
  • Conferences
  • Farm homesteads and work sheds
  • Fishing boats
  • Gyms
  • Hiking trips
  • Home
  • Parties
  • Pools – public and private
  • Railway stations
  • Recreational camp grounds
  • Resorts
  • Rodeos
  • RSL, Leagues, Workers, Ex-servicemen’s, Labor, Bowling Club or any other club where you might socialise
  • Rural and remote communities
  • Sailing events – eg: Sydney to Hobart
  • Sailing – inside & outside
  • Schools
  • Ships
  • Shopping Centre’s
  • Ski fields
  • Sporting venues – for participants and also spectators
  • Surfing clubs & events
  • Swimming pools – private and public
  • Theatres
  • Trains
  • Travel vacations (caravan and camping)
  • Unit blocks – especially large complexes
  • Universities
  • Water events
  • Workplaces
  • Work vehicles
  • Yachts

And any other place where you have people and the chance of Sudden Cardiac Arrest! Your Defibshop can discuss your needs to suit the correct placement of your defibrillator(s). Call us now on 1300 729 575 to find out more information or click here to send us your details, and we’ll call you to discuss and assist with your needs.

 Defibshop, …because seconds count!

By | 2017-04-24T20:56:58+00:00 April 24th, 2013|Defibrillation & FAQ's, Defibrillators / AEDs|0 Comments