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Gym owner saves a 20 year old girl using a defibrillator after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest (SAC)
An Australian woman has spoken out after she suffered a heart attack on a rowing machine last year and spent three days in a coma, is now calling for defibrillators to be compulsory in all gyms.  "It saved my life and it will definitely save someone else's."
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Saving Lives with Mindray Defibrillators Across Samoa

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Saving Lives with Mindray Defibrillators Across Samoa
Heart Safe Australia is very proud to be providing Samoa Fire and Emergency Service Authority with Mindray defibrillators to help saving lives all across Samoa. It is important to be prepared and have the equipment to be able to save lives in case of a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SAC) outside of a hospital as ONLY 1 out of 10 will survive in Australia!
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Successful RESTART a HEART morning event with AMAZING Manly community support
What an AMAZING COMMUNITY and support for RESTART A HEART day at Manly Surf Club with Heart Safe Australia, Surf Life Saving NSW, Ambulance NSW, Manly Police, Manly Surf Life Saving. What can I say other than what an amazing moment to see the Minister of Health, Bradley Hazzard, the mayor of Manly Michael Regan, and Steven Pearce the CEO of Surf Life Saving NSW having a CPR challenge together to raise awareness about CPR and defibrillation to SAVE LIVES!
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RESTART a HEART DAY with HEART SAFE AUSTRALIA at the Manly Surf Club Oct 16th
Heart Safe Australia is very proud to be hosting RESTART A HEART Day at the Manly Surf Club with an amazing collaboration - Captain Kindness, the NSW Health Minister, NSW Surf Life Saving, NSW Ambulance. A GOLD COIN donation for breakfast will go towards a Mindray Defibrillator donated into the community to support our "Heart Safe Environment" communities program.
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The Agency teams up with Guy Leech to roll out life-saving automated external defibrillators (AED)
The statistics are startling if not confronting, in Australia approximately 30,000 people sustain cardiac arrests outside hospitals and are treated by emergency medical services. Currently, on average, only nine per cent of victims survive. Research and practice shows survival can be dramatically increased with the distribution of automated external defibrillators (AEDs).
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AquaBliss swimming pools get two defibrillators to potentially save lives
AquaBliss swimming pools understand the importance of defibrillators to potentially save lives in case of a sudden cardiac arrest.
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ANOTHER LIFE SAVED - Defibrillator saves Brett's life during a cardiac arrest whilst running - 6 weeks later!
On Sat 23rd Dec last year Brett had a cardiac arrest whilst running with his 8 year old son in the 5km Parkrun in Murrum Murrum in Victoria. CPR was started on Brett by fellow runners straight away by the defibrillator sent to the community group in October last year. was used on him. The defib re-started Brett’s heart & he was taken to hospital.
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CONGRATULATION Quest Apartments at Manly Wharf for your Heart Safe Environment Check
Well done Mark and team at the Quest Apartments at Manly Wharf for receiving the Heart Safe Environment Check from Heart Safe Australia for having processes and staff awareness ready in case of a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) at Quest Apartments in beautiful Manly.
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CONGRATULATION Manly Beach Health Club for your Heart Safe Environment
Well done Adam and team at the Manly Beach Health Club for receiving the Heart Safe Environment Check from Heart Safe Australia for having processes and staff awareness ready in case of a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) on in their premises. BEST to be prepared in case of such potentially stressful and challenging experience. Well Done MBHC Team.
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Heart Safe Environment Workplace - Building - Community

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Heart Safe Environment Workplace - Building - Community
Heart Safe Australia is following the recommendations of the American Heart Association (AHA) by providing checklists and audits to provide Heart Safe Environment to increase the chance of surviving a cardiac arrest which is currently very low in Australia at 9%.
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