Give Thanks for Emergency Responders

Emergency responders might not be on the top of your list of what your thankful for this Thanksgiving, but they should be. While most people don’t even stop to think about it, emergency responders are involved in many aspects of our safety during the holiday season. Not only do they respond to emergency calls, they […]

Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Safety tips are helpful points of information during many parts of life. The holidays are a fun time for everyone, but they are often the busiest time of the year. As families gather for holiday parties, Thanksgiving traditions, and quality time, it is important to ensure you keep your loved ones safe during the holiday […]

How to Handle a Motor Vehicle Accident

Motor vehicle accidents happen all the time. When you have the unfortunate luck of getting into a motor vehicle accident, you are sure to experience a feeling of panic that gets your heart pumping fast. While this is a normal reaction when you get into an accident, it is important to stay calm to avoid […]

Halloween Safety Tips for Families

Halloween is an exciting time for your young ones. Picking out the perfect costume, trick-or-treating, and then eating all that candy are exciting events for your children. As a parent, safety should be your number one priority when planning for Halloween night. From your child’s costume to their trick-or-treat route, you want to ensure your […]

First Aid Kit Checklist

A well-stocked first aid kit can be a lifesaver in an emergency. Every home should have an updated, easy to access first aid kit. Having the right supplies available when you need them can help you handle an emergency more effectively. First aid kits can be great to have at home, in the car, at […]

5 Things to Know About CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, also known as CPR, increases a person’s chance of survival in emergency situations. You may be certified in CPR, know someone who is, or are simply interested in it after seeing local advertisements for CPR classes. Statistics show that effectively performing CPR can double a person’s chance of survival. Here are five things […]

What Are EMS Specialties?

Specialty certifications are a major part of the healthcare industry. Just think about all the different areas of healthcare and you will understand the need for specialty services. And, EMS is no different when it comes to this need. As technology continues to advance, more EMS specialties emerge to handle new equipment, new treatments, and […]

10 Common First Aid Misconceptions

With the internet at our fingertips, most non-medically trained people jump on their phones to search what to do in case of an emergency. Whether you are helping someone with a bee sting or trying to stop a nosebleed, it is important to dispel the first aid myths that have been circulating for years. When […]

What Are Emergency Procedures in a Fitness Environment

A fitness environment, such as a gym or a personal training facility, is at risk of a variety of different emergencies occurrences. Accidents, injuries, medical conditions, and slips, trips, and falls on gym equipment can result in the need for first aid treatment. Because of the increased risk of injury in this type of environment, […]

How to Handle Emergency Situations

Emergencies can happen anywhere and at any time. A person grabs their chest in pain, someone choking at the dinner table, or someone passing out at a ball game are all common emergency situations. But, do you know how to handle these common emergencies? And, if you were around when they happened, would you know […]

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