Emergency University Awarded Multi-Year Contract to Provide LinkedIn with Global Emergency Response Services, Health/Safety Training, Disaster Planning
Emergency University's Systems Approach to Effective Emergency Care Focuses on Sustainability; WorkSafe Program Saves Lives with 100% Employee Response to Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Victims and other Medical Emergencies
January 21, 2016 - Redwood City, Calif. - /PRNewswire-iReach/ - Emergency University, has been awarded a global, multi-year contract to provide
LinkedIn® Corporation (NYSE: LNKD) with customized emergency medical and disaster response system design and training, and for
employee health and safety compliance. With 8,900 employees, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. Emergency University’s services are currently being
implemented across multiple facilities at LinkedIn locations in the US, Canada, Europe, South America, Asia and Australia. A roll out to all LinkedIn sites in 17 countries will continue
throughout the year.
"LinkedIn selected Emergency University because we provide a single source for emergency response system design and training. Our standardized program ensures consistency for all
employees worldwide. Plus, uniform training processes increase efficiency and effectiveness, streamline program management and reduce costs," said Emergency University Medical
Director Dr. Odelia Braun.
The LinkedIn contract for Emergency University's WorkSafe™ Program includes:
Emergency response/evacuation system planning and design
Training for emergency response and evacuation teams
AED Program management
Medical/first aid program management, equipment and supplies
Health and safety regulatory compliance
Medical oversight focused on maximizing clinical outcomes
"We credit our success to preparing regular people, not just professional healthcare or emergency service providers, to feel confident and competent when responding to critical emergencies. By
focusing on the unique needs of lay responders, and building a structured system that enables their success, our customers respond to SCA victims 100 percent of the time instead of the two to three
percent response rate seen in the general population. Our commitment is to save lives by creating targeted practical solutions," Braun added.
About Emergency University
Emergency University assists corporations and government agencies in the design and implementation of life-saving internal emergency
response systems, including comprehensive preparedness training, SCA response programs and early notification technologies. In 1989, Emergency University staff tripled SCA survival
in San Francisco when they launched the first major urban AED program in the US designed specifically for non‐healthcare professionals. In addition to LinkedIn, Emergency University
provides emergency response system implementation and training to major corporations including Cisco, Twitter, Levi-Strauss, CSX Transportation, Zynga, Procter & Gamble, and
Norfolk Southern. Emergency University also provides CPR/AED training to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as part of its Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) Program -- the
largest in the nation. The FAA’s PAD Program has achieved an unprecedented 100% SCA response rate and 75% survival rate for instances of witnessed cardiac arrest. More information
about Emergency University is available at 1-866-233-4357 and www.emergencyuniversity.com
c3PR: Mar Junge 408-219-0101
Emergency University: T. Farina 650-676-4439
WorkSafe™ is a trademark of Emergency University. LinkedIn® is a registered
trademark of LinkedIn Corporation.