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  • Students in BC learning how save lives with an AED

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.

October 21, 2020

  • Traffic controller gesturing to halt with a stop sign

FAQ: How Much Authority Do I Have as a Traffic Control Person?

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.

  • A man is practicing resuscitation on a dummy

4 Essential Tips for Workplace Safety

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.

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How to Ensure Roadside Workers’ Safety?

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 Supplies such as scissors, tape and bandages

3 Hazards of Inadequate First Aid Provision at Workplace

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