Emergency Response to Heart Attack and Stroke
Questions in this section assess the degree the workplace is prepared, equipped and positioned to respond to life-threatening emergencies related to heart attack and stroke.
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During the past 12 months, did your worksite:
98. Have an emergency response plan that addresses acute heart attack and stroke events?
99. Have an emergency response team for medical emergencies?
100. Offer access to a nationally-recognized training course on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) that includes training on Automated External Defibrillator (AED) usage?
101. Have a policy that requires an adequate number of employees per floor, work unit or shift, in accordance with pertinent state and federal laws, to be certified in CPR/AED?
102. Have one or more functioning AEDs in place?
IF NO, PLEASE SKIP TO QUESTION 107.
103. Have an adequate number of AED units such that a person can be reached within 3–5 minutes of collapse?
104. Identify the location of AEDS with posters, signs, markers or other forms of communication other than on the AED itself?
105. Perform routine maintenance or testing on all AEDs?
106. Provide information to your local community Emergency Medical Service providers so they are aware that your worksite has an AED in place for an emergency response?