VIDEO: Heimlich Maneuver Saves Woman’s Life!

Kalamazoo Public Safety Officer Jason Gates didn’t know his First Aid training would come in handy on Saturday’s routine traffic stop. Officer Gates jumped into action after a women ran through a red light and was unable to cough/talk, two main indicators of choking victim. As you can see in the video, this was textbook and Officer gates was able to dislodge the object (breakfast sandwich) after only 3 abdominal thrusts.

Chesapeake AED Services offers Heartsaver AED and First Aid Classes every month at our training center in Essex, MD. This class is held the second Saturday of every month beginning at 8:45 AM and running until around 1:30 PM. Our next class is on Saturday September 13th. Click or Call to sign up and learn the life saving skills Jason Gates has because as you can see, you never know when it will come in handy.

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