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.

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Using an AED Like a Pro! – The Ultimate Guide to Getting to Know Your Defibrillator

Using an AED Like a Pro! – The Ultimate Guide to Getting to Know Your Defibrillator When was the last time you really took a look at that life-saving device stored in your home/workspace/public location? Of course, we all know the basic features – pads, battery, on/off button, and shock button – but what about…

World Mental Health Day – How Mental Health Impacts Physical Health

World Mental Health Day is on Oct. 12, 2021. On this day, the goal is to raise awareness for mental health around the world. It is also a day to promote dialogue around mental health and to remove the social stigma.  When it comes to mental and physical health, it is important to understand that…

All About the Heart for World Heart Day

All About the Heart for World Heart Day On September 29th, the world is coming together to bring awareness to the leading cause of death, cardiovascular disease (CVD). Over 600,000 Canadians are currently living with cardiovascular problems, yet not everyone understands how it impacts their lives, how to live with it, and how it can…

Entrepreneurial Women and The Impact of Long Hours on Heart Health

In today’s work world, women are a force to be reckoned with. Today, more Canadian women occupy top executive positions, and many have gone on to launch their own businesses. In fact, according to Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub, women are majority owners of about 15.6 per cent of Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with one or…

Heartwarming Charity – Project HOPE

Heartwarming Charity – Project HOPE In August 2021, Haiti experienced an earthquake of a 7.2 magnitude that caused death and destruction in the Tiburon Peninsula. The death toll is expected to continue rising, and it is these individuals who are in desperate need of help. That is why this month we are featuring a charity…