While the COVID-19 pandemic has claimed more than 2 million lives so far, WHO reports that burn emergencies are another global health problem, as they account for an estimated 190,000 deaths annually.
January 26, 2021
December 21, 2020
Cardiac emergencies can be of several types, ranging from mild angina pain to major heart attacks, and even complete heart failure and cardiac arrests.
Pre-school kids are adorable, and at the same time, chaotic. Their restless nature gets them in trouble, but it is also what drives their spirit.
If you have a baby on the way, you probably already have a lot on your plate. But baby proofing your home should be your primary concern.
November 22, 2020
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
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