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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving technique that combines chest compressions and mouth-to-mouth breaths. CPR helps maintain blood flow in the body until trained professionals arrive to take over.
First Aid is emergency care given immediately to an injured person. The purpose of first aid is to minimize injury and future disability. In serious cases, first aid may be necessary to keep the victim alive.
An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is used to help someone experiencing sudden cardiac arrest. It is an easy-to-use device designed to analyze the heart's rhythm, and deliver an electrical shock if needed to reestablish the heart rhythm.
Bloodborne pathogens (BBP) are infectious microorganisms in human blood that can cause disease in humans. These pathogens include, but are not limited to, hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Needlesticks and other sharps-related injuries may expose workers to bloodborne pathogens.