Public Safety

Likelihood of Survival During Rescues in the State Parks of Utah Much Greater Due to AEDs

Dave Shearer, the Great Salt Lake harbor master, talks about the need for automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) within the Utah State Parks. Says Shearer, the Great Salt Lake, while only 15 feet deep on average, is a large body of water bigger than the state of Rhode Island and is actually considered a sea, with waves that can be deadly. “Because of the nature of …

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Utah State Parks Uses AAA Donation to Purchase HeartSine Samaritan Public Access Defibrillators to Help Ensure the Safety of Visitors

Utah State Parks, which manages numerous parks and access to waterways, is using part of a $75,000 donation from AAA Utah to obtain HeartSine® samaritan® Public Access Defibrillators (PADs) to protect its visitors who are often in remote locations where access to emergency services is limited.

By obtaining the Automatic External Defibrillators (AED), Utah State Parks is seeking to increase …

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HeartSine to Demo AEDs to Safety Managers at NSC Expo

HeartSine Technologies, Inc., a world leader in defibrillators for public access and non professional use, will demonstrate its line of robust samaritan PAD automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) to corporate and field safety managers at the upcoming National Safety Council Expo in Chicago.

With a rating of IP56, samaritan PADs are some of the most robust AEDs available on the market, …

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HeartSine Technologies Partners with EMS Safety Services to Protect San Clemente Beachgoers

HeartSine® Technologies, Inc., a world leader in personal and public access defibrillators, is partnering with San Clemente‐based EMS Safety Services to donate five of its samaritan® public access defibrillators (PAD) to the City of San Clemente Marine Safety Division for use in its four‐wheel drive rescue vehicles.

Designed for the lifesaving treatment of sudden cardiac arrest in public areas, the …

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Virginia Resident Survives SCA Because Police Carried AED

A resident in Virginia in the USA is alive today because the community recently placed automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in its police squad cars and trained officers on CPR and AED use.

On January 6, 2013, police officer S. Clint Debrular responded to a 911 call in the community of Aquia Harbour in Virginia. The first on the scene — …

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Manitoba’s Public Access Defibrillator Act Requires AEDs in Public Places

In June 2011 Manitoba became the first province in Canada to require that AEDs be made available in public places through the Public Access Defibrillator Act (Bill 20). Under the Act, AEDs must be made available in selected public places by January 31, 2014.

To support this mandate, the Manitoba government is providing funding for 1,000 emergency defibrillators for public …

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Clearing the Confusion of Widely Varying AED Regulations

Laws on the placement and use of automated external defibrillators vary widely from state to state. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, as of January 2012 there were a total of fifty six state bills pending or recently passed relating to AEDs and cardiac arrest. Variables can include where AEDs are required to be placed, what funding is …

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HeartSine Donates Defibrillator to Struggling Volunteer Fire Department

samaritan® PAD 300P automated external defibrillator now available in Antelope, Oregon

Newtown, PA – December 10, 2012 – HeartSine® Technologies, Inc., a world leader in personal and public access defibrillators, announced it has donated a samaritan® PAD 300P Public Access Defibrillator to the fire department in Antelope, Oregon. The automated external defibrillator (AED), valued at $1255, was presented to Michael …

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HeartSine Technologies Becomes the Supplier of AEDs to American Airlines

Newtown, PA – November 26, 2012 – HeartSine® Technologies, Inc., a world leader in personal and public access defibrillators, announced today that it has signed an agreement with American Airlines (AMR) to become the supplier of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to the airline. American Airlines, which is headquartered in Fort Worth, TX, is one of the world’s largest commercial airlines. …

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Hearts and Goals Places Their First samaritan PAD at Bournemouth Football Club

Royal Wootton Bassett has become HeartSafe® with its new HeartSine samaritan PAD. Read the AED Locator article.

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