April 3, 2021

  • Workplace safety courses train workers for health emergencies

4 Health and Safety Issues for Employees Working from Home

Can you guess the biggest challenge for an employer? It’s protecting their employees against potential health and safety hazards. Work from home initiated after the global pandemic paced and soon became the 'new normal.' It's likely to continue for an indefinite period, with the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario obligating employers to take

March 24, 2021

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Warning!—5 Workplace Hazards to Avoid

Workplace hazards risk employees’ safety as well as the employer’s reputation and stake in the market. Therefore, preventing and ensuring employees’ wellbeing is the primary responsibility of every organization regulated by the Occupational Health and Safety Body (OHS), Canada.

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.

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

  • 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

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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.