People spend a majority of their time at their workplace, so it’s very likely that they could have a heart attack at work. When this kind of incident occurs, will you be prepared to step in and help out? The best way to help out a co-worker who’s in cardiac arrest is to know how to perform CPR and why CPR is a great asset to have at the office.
Knowing CPR Can Save Lives
Thousands of people each year have cardiac arrest in the United States and often they have these heart problems where they spend the majority of their day – in the office.
What does CPR do to help? CPR helps with keeping the person’s blood circulating until an ambulance arrives. If someone in the office doesn’t know CPR, the person affected by cardiac arrest has a decreased chance of survival.
CPR is Different than Performing Mouth-to-Mouth Resuscitation
One of the main reasons that many people do not perform CPR to help fellow co-workers is because they are hesitant to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to someone else in the office. If you don’t feel comfortable giving mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, doing hands-only CPR can be just as effective and is better than standing by and doing nothing.
You Can Become a Bigger Asset in Your Office
Knowing how to provide immediate support with CPR will not only save a life but will make you more valuable in the office environment. The people who take the time to learn CPR will be an asset to those who have heart attacks and knowing CPR can add a valuable skill to your resume.
Learning How to Perform Hands-Only CPR Isn’t That Difficult
It’s not too time consuming or difficult to learn how to do hands-only CPR, so why wait to learn how to perform CPR? We offer FREE CPR and First Aid courses through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota? Sign up while there’s are still available spots!
Are you a manager or business owner interested in providing in-office CPR training? Contact us to set up a course at your location.
HeartCert CPR is your trusted training partner for First Aid and CPR in Minnesota. Find your CPR Class, PALS Class, BLS Class or ACLS Class at any of our Minnesota locations:
- HeartCert CPR Minneapolis
- HeartCert CPR St. Paul
- HeartCert CPR Burnsville
- HeartCert CPR Eden Prairie
- HeartCert CPR Richfield
- HeartCert CPR Woodbury
- HeartCert CPR Eagan
- HeartCert CPR Brooklyn Park
- HeartCert CPR Blaine
- HeartCert CPR St. Cloud
- HeartCert CPR Rochester
- HeartCert CPR Mankato
- HeartCert CPR Duluth