Defibrillators for all SAF camps soon
From June, the life-saving devices will be kept in common areas for easy access
Published on Mar 31, 2013 9:19 AM
The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) is planning to put automated external defibrillators in all camps from June this year.
The potentially life-saving devices will be kept in common areas for easy access in emergencies, such as when a serviceman suffers a heart attack.
These include "high human traffic" areas in camps and military bases where physical training is conducted, said the Ministry of Defence.
The Sunday Times understands about 30 camps will have the devices installed.
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