Cardiac emergencies can be of several types, ranging from mild angina pain to major heart attacks, and even complete heart failure and cardiac arrests.
December 21, 2020
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.
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.
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.
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.