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  • How To Avoid Getting Electrocuted

How To Avoid Getting Electrocuted

Many workers fear the risk of electrocution at work. Chances of getting electrocuted are higher at workplaces with heavy machinery, improper safety insulation from electric wires and lack of safety training. This puts more than 1 million Canadians that work at construction sites at risk every day.

  • Safety Measures For Construction Site Workers

Safety Measures For Construction Site Workers

Construction sites pose various safety hazards for on-site workers; some of which have proven to be fatal in the past few years. The Report on Work Fatality and Injury Rates, published in 2018, found that British Columbia ranks high in the list of provinces that suffered the highest work-related fatalities. BC saw 59 injury-related deaths in

  • Laws Concerning Canadian Red Cross Life Support Training

Laws Concerning Canadian Red Cross Life Support Training

When it comes to helping the most vulnerable, Canadian Red Cross works on 7 fundamental principles, which include, humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality. However, for the upkeep of these fundamentals, the organization has come up with laws and regulation that every Canadian, wishing to indulge in Red Cross life support training, should

  • Injuries that Entail Level 3 First Aid at Work

Level Up! Injuries that Entail Level 3 First Aid at Work

There are several injuries that you might experience at work. In fact according to 2018 report on workplace injuries; British Columbia alone had a five-year average injury rate of 2.27 every 100 workers. Sadly, most of these injuries are preventable and can be treated on the spot with standard level 3 first aid knowledge.

  • Stop, Drop and Roll -Reacting to Fire Emergencies

Stop, Drop and Roll: Reacting to Fire Emergencies

A fire emergency can befall anyone, at anytime. On average, 40,000 fire-based incidents are recorded every year in Canada. However, it’s not the onset of a fire that determines the aftermath and the damage; rather it’s your reaction to said emergency, and how you cope with it.

  • Your Attitude on High Altitudes -A Guide to Fall Protection Safety

Your Attitude on High Altitudes: A Guide to Fall Protection Safety

A recent study showed that work-related fatalities in Canada are 10 times more severe than what authorities would have you believe. In fact, over 20 out of every 100,000 workers meet their end on construction sites alone. So whether you’ve worked around heights all your life or it’s your first day, your safety should be the first

  • A Step-by-Step Guide to Identifying a Stroke

FAST: A Step-by-Step Guide to Identifying a Stroke

Heart diseases are the second leading cause of death in Canada after cancer, so it’s crucial to identify the problem at the earliest and to nip it in the bud! However, in order to mitigate a problem, you must first understand it and identify the symptoms that indicate its onset.

  • Road Safety is the Key to Your Road to Success

Road Safety is the Key to Your Road to Success

On your road to success, the only thing that can hold you back is a crash! Jokes aside, road accidents can actually put a damper in yours and your loved ones’ lives. It’s especially a point of concern in Canada, where road accidents are fuelled by common weather.

  • How to Prevent Injuries during Recreational Activities

How to Prevent Injuries during Recreational Activities?

Participating in recreational activities especially popular ones such as skiing and snowboarding is an exhilarating and enjoyable experience. However, the physical demand these sports place on the body coupled with the extreme environmental conditions greatly increase the chances of injury. During 2016-17 alone, around 17,660 people were hospitalized due to sports injuries throughout Canada.