In an emergency, every second can be critical. Having trained employees, who know immediately what to do can save lives.
I was speaking to a long-time client the other day who called to thank me for recommending First Aid training for her workers. She went on to explain that one of her older workers was experiencing mild chest pains, and his coworkers jumped into action. One called 911 while the other performed steps outlined in the training he had received.
In an emergency, every second can be critical. Having trained employees who know immediately what to do can save lives.
Winters can be a challenge for many of us from a health and safety standpoint. And it seems like every year we lose more people to cardiac arrest in the winter performing strenuous activity – like shoveling.
First aid provides the initial and immediate attention to a person suffering an injury or illness and in extreme cases a quick first aid response could mean the difference between life and death. In some cases, first aid can reduce the severity of the injury or illness and can also calm the injured person, reducing stress and anxiety.
As families across the country begin to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, we are urging everyone to take a few simple precautions to prevent home fires and to be prepared for common health emergencies.
On Monday we offered several tips to help keep you safe at Thanksgiving. Hopefully you are heading that advice ane enjoying the time surrounded by your loved ones and not in the Emergency room. Below you will find some tips on how to treat those small incidents that might happen even with all your vigilance.
Tis the season for friends, family and holiday feasts. Due to her inclusiveness, Thanksgiving is the most celebrated National holiday of all – which means travel, crowds, eating, family, and more eating.
Sandy is coming and it certainly won't be a pleasure to meet her. She raged through the Bahamas this morning after leaving 29 people dead across the Caribbean. Sandy knocked out power, flooded roads and cut off islands in the Bahamas.