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.

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What is a First Aider & What is Their Role in an Emergency?

A first aider who is trained to make timely decisions in emergencies can save lives. Understanding the role of a first aider helps prepare individuals to respond effectively in crisis situations and emphasizes the importance of basic medical training in everyday life.    In this article, you will learn the qualifications and skills of a…

Sports Injuries: First Aid Tips for Athletes & Coaches

Every athlete and coach knows that sports injuries are an unwelcome part of the game. From the little to the big leagues, being prepared to respond to and treat a sports injury can make a significant difference in the player’s recovery and safety.    This article will cover the most common sports injuries, first aid…

Can You Take First Aid Training Online?

In today’s fast-paced world, learning lifesaving first aid skills has never been more important. Yet, finding the time for traditional classroom training can be a challenge for many.    That’s where the convenience of online learning comes in. While fully online first aid courses are available, it’s crucial to understand that the most effective approach…

How to Create an Effective Workplace First Aid Program

October is Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month, so it’s the perfect time to spotlight the importance of workplace first aid.   And it’s worth paying attention to. According to Employment Canada’s 2020 Occupational Injuries Annual Report, nearly 40,000 workplace injuries were reported, of which, over 42% were disabling.     With workplaces ranging from bustling urban offices…

First Aid for Kids: Essential Skills for Parents & Caregivers

Today is Child Health Day, so let’s talk about something really important:   First aid for kids.    We all know that accidents happen. Whether it’s a scraped knee from playing in the park or a more serious injury at home, knowing what to do can make all the difference. For children, whose bodies are…