The defibrillator is located at the front of the Club in plain sight from the tennis courts and with easy access from the bowling green and squash courts. The pouch attached to the defibrillator contains scissors, shaving razor and mouthguard to help you remove clothing, shave chest hair and deliver CPR if necessary.
Please be aware:
The defibrillator is easy to use in the event of sudden cardiac arrest
The machine gives clear spoken instructions to follow when it is switched on
The defibrillator is fully automatic
The machine will make the decision about giving the patient a shock or not
No harm will occur to the patient just by applying the pads
If the patient has not had a cardiac arrest the machine will do nothing and no harm will be done.
If you are unsure, it is better to apply the pads than do nothing
By using the defibrillator you will not make the patient’s situation worse and you may save their life
The video above has very clear information about how to use the equipment, giving you the best chance of helping a victim.
Please note: This video is American-made and refers to calling 911 for expert help. In the Uk the emergency number is 999.Otherwise, this instruction video is exactly as for our equipment.