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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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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...

Workplace Safety 101: Getting Your Workplace Ready for Any Accident

Workplace Safety 101: Getting Your Workplace Ready for Any Accident According to the National Safety Council, “every 7 seconds a worker is injured on the job.” As scary as this statistic is, it is a reality that workplaces must face when equipping their team and their environments to be a place of safety. Safety isn’t...

Which First Aid Class Do I Need? – The Different Types of First Aid Training

Which First Aid Class Do I Need? – The Different Types of First Aid Training As the year comes to a close, we begin looking ahead to the tasks and goals for the new year. Is First Aid Training and Certification on the list? For this year, we challenge YOU (as well as your workplace...

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...