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February 27, 2021

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5 Things You Need to Know About Silica Exposure

Silica is one of the most common substances found in sand, rock, brick, or concrete. And most of the time, these tiny particles escape and become respirable crystalline silica. As tiny as they may be, they’re capable of doing some serious damage.

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5 Risks of Working in Confined Spaces

Working in confined spaces is not easy. Incidentally, often accessing these spaces is just as risky. As a result, an escape or a rescue operation can be hard to carry out in emergencies.

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Simple steps to perform a CPR

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a common practice to help people experiencing a cardiac or breathing emergency. In the time of panic, even trained professionals can find it hard to remember the CPR steps. The purpose of CPR is to keep the suffering person’s blood flowing till professional help arrives. You don’t have to be a

Asbestos and its Adverse Health Effects

Asbestos is in the air! Are you a construction worker or a miner who experiences coughing and wheezing frequently? Asbestos might be the cause of your constant chest pains and respiratory issues.

January 30, 2021

How and When to Perform a CPR?

CPR, an acronym for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is a first aid emergency procedure done on victims if they go into cardiac arrest. The procedure ensures that the heart keeps pumping blood to the brain and the rest of the body. It has been proven that CPR can increase the chances of survival and ever since it

December 21, 2020

November 22, 2020

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How to Apply AED Pads to Save a Life

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

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4 Reasons Why Emergency First Aid Knowledge Is Essential

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.