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You’ve got questions; we’ve got answers and some amazing tips to keep you safe and healthy. This blog is designed to keep you up to date on first aid and AED facts. You’ll learn how to prepare for a workplace emergency and how to create a disaster program for your workplace. You’ll also learn about the importance of knowing first aid and what you’ll learn in first aid training. There is even a handy post on how to make a first aid kit using simple household items.

 

If you’re wondering “which AED is right for me?” We have posts explaining the difference between AED brands, AED product comparisons, 5 things to know when purchasing an AED, and the cost of AEDs.

These posts, written by a cardiac health expert, will help take the fear out of using an AED and instill knowledge and confidence so that you can be ready in an emergency situation.

Our focus is to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy, that’s why you’ll also find an array of postings on healthy recipes, healthy lifestyles, exercising, heart health, environmental issues, and other tips to keep you safe. Be sure to follow us or check in regularly to keep up to date and take your health to heart.

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The Importance of First Aid Training at Any Age

It is important that everyone, including children, has the confidence they need in an emergency situation. Emergencies can happen at home, at work, at school, or in public, and it is important that you and your family can calmly and competently act to help another family member, friend, coworker, or a member of the public.  …

Six Most Commonly Used First Aid Skills People Used to Save Lives (Real Life Stories)

Six Most Commonly Used First Aid Skills People Used to Save Lives (Real Life Stories) Having basic first aid skills can be the difference between life and death. Read six real-life stories about everyday people who saved a life using skills learned through a first aid course, which can be started from the comfort of...

Home Safety Essentials You Need to Have to Protect Your Family!

Home Safety Essentials You Need to Have to Protect Your Family! The saying ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ has become widely used during the COVID-19 pandemic, but is your home truly set up to be safe? Although staying home minimizes our risk of exposure to the coronavirus, there are other precautions that every family should take...

7 Groups That Really Should Get First Aid Training Together

7 Groups That Really Should Get First Aid Training Together Whatever your job, hobbies, or favourite family activities, everyone is part of a group! You could be part of a running group, a workplace team, a community group, or a sports team – and when you are together with these individuals, you want safety to...

7 First Aid Skills You Can Teach Your Child At Home

7 First Aid Skills You Can Teach Your Child at Home The safety of our children is at the forefront of every parent and guardian’s minds. They think about what activities children should avoid to prevent hurting themselves, they pick the best foods and products for their kids, and they teach them rules to stay...