Family at ocean Summer Safety Guide

Summer Safety Guide: Most Common Summer Injuries

Summer Safety Guide: Most Common Summer Injuries The sun is out, birds are singing, barbeques are sizzling, and the children are running around with Slurpee’s… summer is here in full force! With the change in weather you may have noticed that everyone has come out of hibernation and is ready to take part in social…

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What Do You Learn in a First Aid Course?

What Do You Learn in a First Aid Course? You’ve probably heard how important it is to get trained in First Aid, but do you actually know what you will learn? First Aid training is an opportunity to discover how to do some truly life-saving stuff – the every-day hero type stuff! The most common…

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Where You Need to Have a First Aid Kit

Where You Need to Have a First Aid Kit Picture this: You are going about your daily routine (errands, work, commute, etc.) when suddenly, someone near you gets hurt – quick, get the First Aid Kit! The fact of the matter is, accidents happen more than we would like them to, and they can happen…

Why We Need First Aid in Schools

Why We Need First Aid in Schools   If everyone in the world knew first aid and CPR, the world would be a much safer place! So, why are we not teaching first aid in schools? With the amount of information offered to children (babysitting courses, wood-working, sports education, etc.), first aid should be a…

First Aid for Heat Stroke

First Aid for Heat Stroke   With the summer months comes running through the sprinkler, backyard barbeques, and a whole lot of sun! Living in Canada, it can be exciting to finally have warm weather and spend time outdoors soaking in the beautiful rays of sunshine. The sun is healing for some, but with sudden…