Time is crucial in the case of a cardiac emergency. For every minute that passes without someone performing CPR or using an automated external defibrillator (AED), the chances of survival drop by 7-10%. Research shows if a person administers defibrillation within the first five minutes of a collapse, survival rates can be as high as 50–70%. Here’s
November 22, 2020
Around 90% of Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrests occur in public spaces or homes, which means that most people don’t get immediate medical assistance. While bystander CPR has proven to save people’s lives during OHC’s, 2017 Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics indicate that only 46% of patients received emergency first aid.
October 21, 2020
A Traffic Control Person’s (TCP) job seems relatively easy, right? Well, you’d be wrong. Possession of so much authority requires them to go through training and proper education to be fit for the job. Handling so many things at once requires a fair bit of competency.
Around 1000 workers die on the job every year. Some jobs involve certain risks, and they can affect your health directly. Often these transfer on to our household members and loved ones if we’re not careful.
When thinking about safety and hazards, recall Murphy’s Law, which states that “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.” Expect for the best, but always prepare for the worst. Despite all attempts, accidents happen, and things go in very unexpected directions.
One of the significant risks that roadside workers are exposed to is being hit and injured by moving vehicles. OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and HSE (Healthy and Safety Executive) have now provided strict guidelines to employers about roadside workers’ safety.
First aid kits are a requirement in all Canadian jurisdictions. They contain the necessary equipment to deal with any injury or accident that can happen. Not having necessary facilities such as an adequate first aid provision puts the wrong impression on employees and outsiders. Firstly, it sets a sense of fear that accidents will not
September 30, 2020
Industrial work zones like warehouses, freight houses, and construction sites are always at risk of accidents, injuries, or any other collateral form. It puts both workers and pedestrians in danger. It is also against the worker and passenger policies in America. 15% of the work-zone crash fatalities from 2002-2006 included motorists, workers on foot, cyclists,
In Canada, around 90 people die from fire-related incidents a year. Fires in workplaces can be extremely dangerous because of the number of flammable substances, a large amount of people and the general panic that ensues with a fire.
According to a 2018 to 2018 survey research, on an average, up to 19 cases of warehouses fatalities are reported every year. Because of the rise in the number of warehouse accidents, the workers’ safety has become a significant concern for businesses that heavily rely on warehousing.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, over the past 6 to 7 months, we’ve all received an unprecedented crash course in how viruses work. We sympathized, empathized, and collaborated on virtual platforms. We started making cloth masks, baking bread, cooking food, and growing greens in our yard.