Heart Ready Workplace

Updated:Apr 14,2014

Heart Ready Workplace 

About the Heart Ready Workplace Recognition Program

The American Heart Association’s Heart Ready program is a free, self-reporting, voluntary program that recognizes organizations for their efforts to create workplaces that are prepared for cardiovascular emergencies and stroke. Application is a simple self-assessment of each organization’s level of preparedness.

Heart Ready Workplaces promote and support

  • CPR-and AED-trained first responders
  • Access to automated external defibrillators (AEDs)
  • CPR and AED education for all employees and members of the community
  • Education and awareness about the signs of cardiovascular emergencies and stroke

CPR & First Aid

Hands-Only™ CPR

HeartQuarters™ Training

CPR in high-risk neighborhoods

Programs to increase cardiac arrest survival

Next generation of lifesavers



Did You Know?

heart ready home sidebar imageAccording to the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), approximately 3.3 million injuries and illnesses occur annually in the workplace. Also, approximately 80% of sudden cardiac arrests occur outside of a hospital. That’s why it’s important to include first aid, CPR and AED training as part of your safety program.