Fires are devastating forces of nature. Though the Northwestern forest wildfires demonstrate what can happen if they go completely untamed, they are just as deadly and dangerous in workplace environments. This is why everyone should know how to handle a fire extinguisher, either in its full or portable size. Fighting Fires Fire extinguishers come in …Read More about "Fire Safety 101: Why It’s Important To Know How To Use Fire Extinguishers"
Though most people are familiar with CPR due to its portrayal on television, the reality is very different. The amount of force required and the correct positioning is crucial to the successful administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and can make a huge difference to the survival of those experiencing cardiac arrest. This is why CPR …Read More about "CPR Confidence: Don’t Let These 3 Common Fears Prevent You From Helping"
Many people are familiar with CPR as a concept. With the number of procedural cop and medical shows on TV, the lifesaving method of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is commonplace and easily recognizable. If you’re going to actually practice it in real life, however, there’s more to it than repeated chest compressions; you need to know …Read More about "Saving Lives With CPR: 3 Types Of Training Classes"
Are you on the fence about purchasing an AED for your workplace? Are you concerned about liability? What about the cost of an AED? Most new AEDs’ range in price from $1,200-1,800. They come with all the accessories needed to assist in preparing the patient, including a CPR mask for breaths. The liability is virtually …Read More about "“Cardiac arrest survival greatly increases when bystanders use an AED!"
AEDs & Fitness Centers have always been a great combination due to the risk of a cardiac event caused by strenuous activity. Studies prove that an AED is highly useful in this environment. In fact, a fairly recent occurence of a cardiac arrest at a gym in Longview, Washington highlighted the importance of an AED when …Read More about "AEDs & Fitness Centers"