January 30, 2008 - Cardiac Science Corp. won two contracts to supply Powerheart automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and program management services to hundreds of locations worldwide, as Cardiac Science aims to market AEDs as accessible defibrillation in the workplace.
The recent Cardiac Science deals are with the following companies:
- CH2M HILL: Cardiac Science signed an exclusive five-year deal to supply Powerheart AEDs and program management services at all of CH2M HILL locations in the U.S. CH2M HILL has more than 23,000 employees in offices around the world.
- Cummins Engine: Cardiac Science signed an exclusive deal to supply its Powerheart AEDs and program management services for all of Cummins Engine's 222 worldwide locations and 34,000 employees worldwide.
With 15 percent of all workplace fatalities due to sudden cardiac arrests, according to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, Cardiac Science is targeting large work environments. Its global program management services help customers comply with applicable regulatory requirements and practical logistics issues concerning AED placement and usage. This includes American Heart Association certified training, record keeping and a licensed physician to oversee the program.
For information: www.cardiacscience.com