When a cardiac arrest occurs seconds become crucial every minute that passes equates to a 10% less chance of survival. It is vital that witnesses of a Sudden Cardiac Arrest immediately
- call 000;
- start CPR and
- apply an automatic external defibrillator (AED).
Make sure your Club or workplace is protected with a defibrillator, have an AED on hand. It’s not just the athletes, think about your coaches, the parents, the supporters…. everyone who visits your Club. Don’t wait ’til it’s too late, install a defibrillator now.
Samantha Jobe survived a heart attack thanks to the quick actions of the trainers at her gym and the use of a defibrillator from a nearby business. “I am one of the lucky ones, but I will be forever grateful that one of the local businesses purchased a Defib and told their neighbours it was there for use. Being defibrillated quickly saved my life!”