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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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Common Workplace Injuries and How to Treat Them!

Common Workplace Injuries and How to Treat Them! Although we often associate first aid and injuries with our day-to-day accidents (burns on the stove, scrapes from a fall, and allergic reactions at the park), injuries happen in the workplace just as often, if not more than at home! According to Alberta.ca, in 2017 there were...

When to Use the Items in a First Aid Kit

When to Use the Items in a First Aid Kit Scraped knees from collisions with the sidewalk, bee stings while gardening, cuts from chopping in the kitchen, a twisted ankle after a hiking spill… the need for a first aid kit are plentiful, but how often do we actually pull it out? These are only...

Going Beyond First Aid – Types of First Aid Courses That Take Helping Others a Step Further!

Going Beyond First Aid - Types of First Aid Courses That Take Helping Others a Step Further! Knowing the basics of first aid is one of the best things you can do to protect yourself and others in emergencies. It is this proactive education for public safety that gives you the knowledge to save a...

Weirdest Makeshift Lifesaving First Aid Stories

Weirdest Makeshift Lifesaving First Aid Stories When emergencies occur, we do everything in our power to help. Sometimes that means doing CPR for more than 30 minutes and other times it may mean that you are using what is accessible (and a bit weird) to save a life. As much as we hope that there…

Workplace Safety – Ultimate Company First Aid Guide

Workplace Safety - Ultimate Company First Aid Guide When it comes to workplace safety, there are so many different things that need to be considered – the safety of the building, safe work practices, safe use of tools and equipment, safety preparedness… the list goes on! But when it comes to the most essential safety...