Workplace success stories with AEDs are nothing new. Take for example ArvinMeritor, Inc. , which manufactures integrated systems and modules for passenger cars and light trucks. It has 150 manufacturing facilities worldwide. Many of these facilities are in very remote areas. After experiencing five sudden death cardiac arrests in recent years, ArvinMeritor, Inc., in 2005 initiated a Cardiac Arrest Response System (CARS) that includes placing Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in all 150 of the company's manufacturing sites worldwide.
With the first satellite launch in the late 70s, the U.S. global positioning system (GPS) expanded our technological boundaries. Today’s global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) include GPS and newer, similar systems that transmit location and time information from satellites in space to receivers on Earth.
The IPIECA -- The global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues --
and the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) have put together a manual to help oil and gas companies effectively deal with disease outbreaks.