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You’ve got questions; we’ve got answers and some amazing tips to keep you safe and healthy. This blog is designed to keep you up to date on first aid and AED facts. You’ll learn how to prepare for a workplace emergency and how to create a disaster program for your workplace. You’ll also learn about the importance of knowing first aid and what you’ll learn in first aid training. There is even a handy post on how to make a first aid kit using simple household items.


If you’re wondering “which AED is right for me?” We have posts explaining the difference between AED brands, AED product comparisons, 5 things to know when purchasing an AED, and the cost of AEDs.

These posts, written by a cardiac health expert, will help take the fear out of using an AED and instill knowledge and confidence so that you can be ready in an emergency situation.

Our focus is to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy, that’s why you’ll also find an array of postings on healthy recipes, healthy lifestyles, exercising, heart health, environmental issues, and other tips to keep you safe. Be sure to follow us or check in regularly to keep up to date and take your health to heart.

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Top 5 Shocking AED Myths Answered!

Top 5 Shocking AED Myths Answered! When it comes to knowing how, what, and when to use an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), many people are aware only of the basics: An AED is used in an emergency. An AED uses shocks to help someone suffering from a cardiac arrest. An AED can save a life....

Fad Diets vs. Heart-Healthy Nutrition

Through many years of research, scientists have learned that the foods we eat impact the health of our hearts. According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, eating a balanced diet and being physically active can prevent as much as 80% of premature strokes and heart disease. There is an overwhelming amount of diet advice available....

Best Ways to Help a Loved One with Heart Disease

Best Ways to Help a Loved One with Heart Disease   About 1 in 12 Canadian adults live with heart disease. That means that about 2.4 million people over the age of 20 are diagnosed and trying to manage their heart health (Canada.ca).   With so many individuals struggling with this common disease, it is...

Heartwarming Charities – Canadian Edition: Heart Charities!

Heartwarming Charities – Canadian Edition: Heart Charities! Let’s celebrate Canada on Canada Day for what really matters - The HEARTS of Canadians! First Edition First Aid Training is proud to be a Canadian company and has had the honor of providing Canadians with safety and first aid solutions and products for over 16 years! What...

Heart Healthy Recipes that Dad Will Love for Father’s Day!

Heart Healthy Recipes that Dad Will Love for Father's Day! The day of celebrating dad has arrived! And what could he appreciate more than a beautiful home-cooked meal that he can savour while sitting back and being doted upon! But instead of serving something greasy or fattening (even though he may be asking for it…),...