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Helping you get the most out of what you know and teaching you a few new things as we go.
Especially during the warmer seasons, we come across a lot of different types of bugs, insects and sometimes marine animals that may potentially bite or sting us. So let’s talk about some common ones and what first aid steps you can take: Bee Stings Tick Bites If stinger is present, remove it Wash with lots
There’s no doubt about it that we still have quite a bit of warm weather left before summer comes to an end. With that being said, it’s important to stay hydrated and stay cool…especially if you are working (or playing) outside. So, let’s talk about Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke; Both of these conditions are
June 1-7 is National CPR/AED Awareness Week. Providing CPR to a victim in need and having an AED onsite and readily available saves lives every single day. Some may say, “I’ll just call 9-1-1 if something happens”, however, for many victims that is much too late. Here are some facts that you need to know:
So your company just recently purchased an AED, now what? Slap it on the wall in a cabinet and call it a day, right? WRONG. Have you thought of the following? Have you made a public announcement to all employees that there is now an AED onsite and where it is located? Did you install
Stop the Bleed is a campaign that has been created to spread awareness of the importance of getting First Aid trained in how to help stop severe bleeding. But why is this important? Can’t you just call 9-1-1 and wait for them to arrive to treat the victim of severe bleeding? Here is why it
Most of us are familiar that when someone is choking, the most effective technique to help the choking victim is abdominal thrusts right above the belly button. This is a very important technique that we teach in all of our First Aid and CPR classes. The Statistics: 5,000 yearly deaths from choking One child dies
Now that most of us are all cooped up in our homes during this quarantine, you may have time on your hands to start or finish up some home projects that you have been meaning to get to. One important project to focus on is taking a look at your home First Aid Kit…or better
Having a trauma kit that walks you through 21 different first aid emergencies including bleeding, seizures and even gunshot wounds isn’t your average “first aid kit” with an interactive app or built in iPad to walk you through the step by step response you need.
If you have recently traveled to an area where the Corona Virus was present, self-isolate for 14 days and contact a health care provider to get tested for the virus if symptoms develop If you are feeling sick in general, stay home until you are better If you have to go out while you are