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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…

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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…

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7 Common First Aid Mistakes

First aid is a critical skill that can truly mean the difference between life and death.   However, first aid is often misunderstood or performed incorrectly, which can sometimes do more harm than good.    Understanding the most common first aid mistakes people make by recognizing and correcting these mishaps, so we can all become…

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What to Do if You’re Choking and Alone

Being familiar with what to do if you’re choking and alone is critical, considering the speed with which this situation can turn dangerous.    The reality is, you might not always have someone around to assist you when choking occurs. That’s why it’s imperative to learn how to act quickly and effectively when you’re alone…

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Debunking 5 Mental Health Myths

Mental health is an important topic that deserves more attention than it currently receives.    Unfortunately, there are many stigmas and misconceptions surrounding mental illness that can make it difficult for people to seek help and support.    That’s why today, in honour of Mental Health Awareness Month, we are debunking some common and ill-informed…

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Poisoning First Aid: What You Need to Know

We all know that despite our best efforts, accidents can still happen.   One such accident that can have serious consequences is poisoning and in fact, more than 90% of poisonings occur in the home.    Poisoning occurs when a person ingests, inhales, absorbs, or injects harmful substances into their body. The severity of poisoning…