Archive for month: October, 2012

First Aid Supplies

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First Aid Supplies go live today a simple blend of equipment for the workplace, at home, travelling or training, we will be happy to advise you on the best first aid equipment for your requirements.

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Cardiac Arrest

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Cardiac arrest A cardiac arrest happens when your heart stops pumping blood around the body. The most common cause of a cardiac arrest is a life threatening abnormal heart rhythm called ventricular fibrillation. Ventricular fibrillation occurs when the electrical activity of the heart becomes so chaotic that the heart stops pumping and quivers or ‘fibrillates’ […]

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Facts about Cardiac Arrest and Defibrilators

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12 people under the age of 35 die every week due to sudden cardiac arrest in the UK. For every minute that goes by, a victim’s chance of surviving a Sudden Cardiac Arrest drops 7-10%. 70% of cardiac arrests occur outside of the hospital environment. Effective bystander CPR, provided immediately after sudden cardiac arrest, can […]

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Wigan Borough Business Awards 16th November 2012

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WIGAN BOROUGH BUSINESS AWARDS Action Training Services in Wigan are pleased to be joint sponsoring Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Wigan Borough Business Awards in November 2012 with Active Synergy. The category is based around a man or woman aged 25 or below, who has shown a high degree of entrepreneurship and vision for […]

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CPR Survival Rates

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Some new data on CPR has been released by Zoll Medical. When a cardiac arrest occurs, only half of victims will need a shock. The other half require high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). A general figure is that for every 1 minute delay in the AED arriving the persons chance of survival drops by 10%. This […]

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