CPR: Life and Death in the Workplace

MyCPR Now offers a service that can make a life or death difference for your workplace: certification in CPR. Having employees certified in CPR can be the difference between life and death in an emergency situation, and MyCPR Now makes it easier than ever for employers to ensure their employees are trained in this critical lifesaving skill. In this blog post, we'll discuss the importance of having CPR certified employees in the workplace and how MyCPR Now can help employers meet their CPR certification needs.

What is CPR?

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving procedure that can be used in emergencies when someone’s heart or breathing stops. It involves pressing on the chest with both hands to simulate the pumping of the heart, combined with rescue breathing. This combination of chest compressions and breaths restores blood circulation and oxygen to the brain and other organs. CPR must be administered quickly and correctly for it to be effective, which is why it’s important for workplace staff to have the proper training and certification. Without CPR, a person can die within minutes from lack of oxygen to the brain. 

CPR is administered on adults, children, and infants depending on their age. It includes five important steps: assessing the situation, calling 911, opening the airway, checking for breathing, and performing chest compressions. For adults and children, it involves two breaths followed by 30 chest compressions. For infants, two breaths are given after 30 chest compressions. 

Knowing how to properly perform CPR can mean the difference between life and death in an emergency situation.

What are the benefits of having CPR certified employees in the workplace?

CPR certified employees in the workplace can make all the difference when an emergency situation arises. As a business owner or manager, you are responsible for the safety and well-being of your employees, customers and anyone else on the premises. Knowing that you have at least one employee who is capable of performing CPR in an emergency can help to ease your stress and provide peace of mind.

Having an employee that is certified in CPR can potentially save lives in an emergency situation. This can include anything from cardiac arrest to choking incidents. In these situations, having someone present with the knowledge and skills to perform CPR can be essential to saving the person’s life. Time is of the essence, so having a trained and certified employee can help ensure that proper procedures are followed quickly and accurately.

CPR certification also makes your workplace a more attractive place to work. Potential employees will likely be more interested in applying if they know that their employer takes safety seriously and that there are trained personnel available should an emergency arise.

Finally, if your workplace falls under certain state or federal regulations, you may be required to have a certain number of CPR certified employees on staff. Check with your local health department or other relevant agencies to determine what your specific requirements are.

By having at least one employee who is CPR certified, you are ensuring that your workplace is as safe as possible. It is a small investment that could make a huge difference should an emergency arise. MyCPR Now offers training courses for both individuals and groups so that your workplace can stay prepared for any emergency situation.

How can MyCPR Now help?

MyCPR Now can help you and your staff become certified in CPR. The certification is provided by certified instructors and covers a variety of topics related to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). MyCPR Now provides CPR classes that are designed to fit into busy work schedules, and will even come to your workplace to provide instruction. With the help of MyCPR Now, all of your employees can become certified in CPR and be ready for any emergency situation that might arise.

MyCPR Now also offers refresher courses for those who have already been certified in CPR, to make sure that their skills stay up to date. These refresher courses are available both in person and online. This way, even if an employee is not able to attend an in-person course, they still have access to the latest information about CPR and can stay up to date with their certification.

At MyCPR Now, we understand how important it is for employers to have CPR certified employees, and we strive to make the process as easy and convenient as possible. 

Our certified instructors will ensure that your employees receive the highest quality training and that they are prepared for any situation that may arise in the workplace. So whether you are looking to certify new employees or just refresh existing ones, MyCPR Now has the solution for you.

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