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Defibrillator Proudly Donated To Local School

At Crown Oil, we are always looking at ways to give back to our local community. So, when we decided to order a number of lifesaving devices called defibrillators for our premises it only seemed right to donate one of them to local school Heap Bridge, a small village primary school on the outskirts of Heywood and Bury.

Defibrillator Training - Crown Oil - Image courtesy of SJA

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yesterday morning, we held a defibrillator training session with thanks to St John’s Ambulance who helped train 30 Crown Oil staff members to use this fantastic piece of equipment as well as 3 teachers from the school.

St John's Ambulance - Defib training session at Crown Oil

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why Are Defibrillators Important?

If somebody suffered a cardiac arrest their chance of survival decreases by the minute. If treated with a defibrillator, that same person’s chance of surviving is increased to around 70%.

Defibrillator training at Crown Oil

 

 

 

 

 

 

A defibrillator can mean the difference between life and death for many individuals and although we hope these never need to be used, having one around the school will hopefully boost the confidence of everybody who attends.

Defibrillator Donation Heap Bridge Village Primary School

 

 

 

 

 

 

After the training session sales director Mark Andrews presented the device to the attendees from the school.

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