Every February, the United States observes National Heart Month, a dedicated time to raise awareness about heart health and cardiovascular diseases. Heart disease remains a leading cause of death globally, making it crucial to prioritize prevention and education. National Heart Month serves as a platform to encourage individuals to adopt heart-healthy lifestyles, including maintaining a balanced diet, engaging in regular physical activity, and avoiding tobacco use.

One essential aspect of promoting heart health is empowering the public with life-saving skills like CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation). CPR is a critical intervention that can make a significant difference in the outcome of a cardiac emergency. CPR training sessions teach participants how to respond effectively in emergencies, providing them with the knowledge and confidence to perform CPR until professional help arrives.

By combining awareness initiatives during National Heart Month with practical training in CPR, businesses can take proactive steps towards reducing the impact of heart-related emergencies. The goal is not only to raise awareness about heart health but also to equip individuals with the tools to act swiftly and decisively in critical situations. As we observe National Heart Month, let us collectively strive to create a healthier and more resilient society by fostering a culture of heart-conscious living and widespread CPR training.

For more helpful information or workplace safety training including CPR and First Aid certification, please contact Western Growers Insurance Services.

Western Growers Insurance Services is a full-service insurance brokerage offering a suite of insurance products and tailored risk management solutions to agribusiness and related industry members. For more information or assistance, please contact Ken Cooper, Director Risk Strategy for Western Growers Insurance Services, at KCooper@wgis.com.