Emergency Preparedness Planning

American Heart Association statistics reveal that we lose 325,000 victims per year.

Only 1 out of 3 people receive CPR and once a person collapses, brain damage starts in 4 to 6 minutes. The brain becomes dead after 10 minutes due to a lack of oxygenated blood. The average EMS (911) response time is 12 minutes, which is far too long without oxygenated blood to the brain.

When a life threatening emergency exists or is imminent, it’s not enough to have a CPR / AED certified staff! Your staff needs an Emergency Plan!

Trainers Over Texas is committed to addressing this issue by providing professional emergency planning, education and support.

Having the right People in place (First Responders) and the best Products (Defibrillators) isn’t complete without an effective EAP (Emergency Action Plan). In a typical workplace, the EAP should contain specific procedures on the following:

1. How designated first aid workplace providers are notified to respond?

There are 3 ways: word of mouth, intercom system or electronically (radio, phone, or email).

2. What is expected of workplace providers when they respond?

Have the knowledge and confidence knowing the protocol.

3. How to activate EMS from the workplace?

Dial (911) direct, dial the receptionist or security (always site specific)

4. How to efficiently help EMS (Emergency Medical Services) get to an ill or injured person?

Having a plan for someone to wait out front to lead EMS to the victim.

Our goal is to ensure that each student has the knowledge they need to safely recognize an emergency.



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