First Aid Emergencies 101

First aid emergencies happen every day. They burst into our lives and threaten people we love. Sometimes we’re just in the right place at the right time and witness a first aid emergency ambushing a stranger. Do YOU know what to do when a…
pollen allergy

Springtime Allergies: Are You Prepared?

Spring is one of the most beautiful times of the year. All the wildlife coming out of hibernation, birds singing in the trees, the bees buzzing from flower to flower. However, with the return of the bees, means the return of pollen which, for…

Helpful EMT Exercises

As an EMT, you face many situations where physical strength is an absolute necessity in your field, so you must do EMT exercises that will help you suceed. Staying in shape is good for you and the people you help. There are exercises that can…
cardiac arrest

Cardiac Arrest Month: Signs of Cardiac Arrest

October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness (SCA) month. SCA happens when the heart stops beating without warning, which can occur in nearly an instant. If an individual does not restore the victim's heart beat quickly, death happens within minutes.…
bloodborne pathogens

Bloodborne Pathogens: How to Prevent Exposure and What to Do If You're Exposed

The germs that cause long infection periods and diseases in the human blood go by the name of bloodborne pathogens. You may face exposure to these dangerous germs in many ways through jobs in healthcare and law. The possibility of infection…
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How Do You Use the Chain of Survival?

The concept of the Chain of Survival can help a bystander help someone who suffers from an out-of-a-hospital cardiac arrest. Written in the American Heart Association’s Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics - 2018 Update, there are more than 356,000 cases of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests and nearly 90% of them are fatal.  The Chain of Survival is a four-step, interlocking method that reduces a patient fatality to the disease.

5 Famous Toy Recalls

The Consumer Product Safety Commission, CPSC for short, has to notify retailers and the public of millions of toy recalls per year. This organization is not even able to prevent all the dangers associated with consumables, so the public must…
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Vacation Safety

Vacation coming up? Ensure the safety of your home while you're gone, as well as your own safety in a new destination. Here are some basic tips to get you started. Prepare for a Safe Trip The first thing you might want to do is make sure you…
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Roles In Society That Are Complimented By CPR Certification

It's important to recognize that safety is a big part of business and customer service today. People venturing out of their homes and into the world for whatever reason, want to feel as safe as possible. This is why more and more businesses…
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A Couple Common But Preventable Reasons People Go To The E.R.

This article is comprised of some of the most common reasons people visit the emergency room. This article gives you the advantage of knowing these common emergencies and how to prevent them happening to you or your family members to the best…