More than 80% of Metro de Madrid stations already have DEA DESA external defibrillators, these defibrillators have allowed Metro staff to revive three people from a cardiorespiratory arrest in the last three months. Defibrillators connected to the Madrid emergency network 112.
The Metro network will have 291 automatic external defibrillators, a number of equipment that exceeds what is established by the cardioprotection regulations for public spaces, which requires DEA DESA defibrillators in all those stations with more than 5.000 daily commuters. Currently, the public company Metro de Madrid has 261 defibrillators in 207 network stations, as well as 11 more in company premises.
More than 80% of the Madrid suburban Metro stations already have DEA DESA defibrillators
The Minister of Transport, Mobility and Infrastructure of the Government of the Community of Madrid, Angel Garrido, visited the La Almudena station today, the last station where these defibrillation equipment have been installed. «Thanks to the defibrillators, we can better protect the users of a public service such as Metro and its workers. And do it with leading equipment, with a permanent connection to the emergency network through a telephone terminal and that allow most of the cardiac arrests that may occur to be attended to, "said Garrido.
Parallel to the installation of defibrillators in all Metro de Madrid stations, 2016 Metro de Madrid workers have been trained, including sales representatives, line managers and technicians, maintenance managers and warehouse managers have received training in Life Support Basic with trial of CPR maneuvers and use of defibrillators, training with which to manage this type of medical emergency situation. The regional government of the Community of Madrid considers it necessary for company workers who may have to intervene in an emergency to be prepared for it.
The Lifeguard Project is the defibrillator company in charge of cardioprotecting Madrid Metro stations, we train the Metro de Madrid staff and we perform maintenance on the defibrillators. We carry out Basic Life Support courses with CPR and management of recycling defibrillators for company personnel.
If you want to rent or buy defibrillators in Madrid You can arrange a visit in our offices in Coslada, we have delegations of the Lifeguard Project throughout the Spanish geography, request the visit of a technician from our human team, we offer renting, rent, sale and defibrillator maintenance.
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