As the GO train pulled in to Union Station, George Koshil, who had been scheduled for coronary artery bypass surgery in late October, collapsed and went into cardiac arrest on Platform 12. Lucky for him, GO customer service ambassador Derek Thompson was there. After Koshil stopped breathing, Thompson fastened a Mikey (portable Automated External Defibrillator) [...]
Mikey on the GO
Public transit facilities are a natural fit with MIKEY defibrillators. In partnership with GO Transit, The Mikey Network has installed MIKEYs throughout GO Transit facilities and trains, reaching out to more than 100,000 bus and train travellers of all ages on a typical weekday, plus GO staff who have been trained to use the defibrillators.