ECT-Shenzhen and the global leader in life safety training National Safety Council have introduced a new NSC First Aid, CPR and AED course in Simplified Chinese, increasing the global reach of the council to facilitate in protecting Chinese workers as well as their families. This comprehensive program which is designed according to the most up-to-date global Emergency Cardiovascular Care and CPR Guidelines, adapts the content of NSC occupational first aid for the Chinese market, in light of the unique workplace requirements in the country.
One of the most significant steps in saving a life and avoiding more severe injuries in an emergency is to take proper first aid training. It is also said by the WHO that cardiac attacks are expected to go up by fifty percent between 2010 and 2030 on the basis of population growth and aging in China. According to the most latest health-related database in China, in every ten seconds a person dies due to cardiovascular disease every. China, each year, funds more than thirty billion CNY for the treatment of cardiac disease.
The participants enrolled in an NSC Standard First Aid, CPR & AED program learns how to:
- Act in an emergency
- Prevent disease transmission
- Check the victim
- Put someone in the recovery position
- Address choking
- Treat bleeding and care for wounds
- Respond to sudden illness
- Help someone who may be in shock
- Provide initial care to bone fracture, joint and muscle injuries
- Stroke assessment
- CPR and the use of AED
According to the senior director of First Aid Program Development and Training at the National Safety Council, Donna Siegfried:
“Injuries and incidents frequently happen without warning, and we all should be able to respond quickly. You never know when your training will be needed, but when that time comes, it may be the difference between life and death.”