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Our new AED trainer unit

Posted on 15 September 2020

Training defibs – (re)familiarise yourself with an AED Defibrillators in schools, offices and local communities are a great idea, vital even.  However, do you have enough people trained on using them?  Perhaps some volunteers have moved house, left…

No electricity supply for your outdoor cabinet?

See insulation inside
Posted on 31 August 2020

Here at Turtle Defib Cabinets we have developed an insulated, water tight outdoor cabinet suitable for areas where there is no electricity supply.  Whilst this isn’t as ideal as having an electricity supply – in some situations that…

Why have a heated cabinet?

The temperature control for the heating system inside a Turtle defib cabinet
Posted on 17 August 2020

This is a frequent question that we are asked, and the answer is quite simple – it preserves and protects the public defibrillator and any other equipment inside the cabinet. Thermostatically heated cabinets In all Turtle heated cabinets…

Defib cabinet maintenance costs

Posted on 16 June 2020

So how much does it cost to look after my defib and cabinet? This is a question we get asked on a regular basis, and it really is dependent on the cabinet you choose and where it is…

Choosing the right defibrillator cabinet

Dorridge Village Hall Turtle defib cabinet
Posted on 8 June 2020

Firstly – great news that you have chosen to have a life saving defib and cabinet in your community.   You won’t regret this! Where? You need to decide where you want to position the cabinet. This should be…

Funding for a defibrillator and cabinet

funding your defib and cabinet
Posted on 11 May 2020

Your public defibrillator and cabinet can be funded in a number of different ways.  We have listed some of the key options, below.   Your local (parish) council Your first port of call should be to approach your…

Where is the nearest defibrillator to me?

Locating your nearest defibrillator
Posted on 4 May 2020

Its all very well having a defibrillator in your locality, but often it can be hard to know where they are situated. It is easy when there is a big yellow/red/green cabinet that houses them – much easier…

Using a defibrillator for the first time

Using a defibrillator
Posted on 20 April 2020

We are all a little nervous of the unknown and using a defibrillator for the first time in a real emergency is something that not many people have experienced. The good news is, whether you have been trained…

Our technical cabinet ratings explained

Our technical ratings explained
Posted on 15 April 2020

Why should you trust Turtle defib cabinets? 10 year warranty Well firstly, we have a 10 year warranty on the cabinets.  So if they don’t last (they will, we’ve not had to replace a cabinet that has disintegrated…