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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…
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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.…
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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.
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Holiday Safety Tips From Bakersfield CPR

Nothing kills the holiday buzz more than an unfortunate accident or event. Holiday safety is really important between the months of November and mid-January when we have a cluster of holidays, clustered focus and more time and opportunity to…
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Protect Your Kids From Heatstroke!

Protect your children from heatstroke In most cases, babies tend to rest in a comfortable and quite manner at the backseat of a car to the extent that it is very easy to forget them. At other times you might find as if there is no need to disturb…

Easter Egg Hunt Safety

Assuming your choosing to use plastic eggs filled with candies and prizes for your Easter egg hunt, there are a few things you should know about what to fill them with. If most of your guests are above the age of 5, you won't probably need to…
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Family Fireplace Safety

Although there are several types of fireplaces; gas, electric, or wood burning, there are potential and unique risks involved with each one. Here you will become educated on the cautions and risks you take using an indoor fireplace in your home.…

Emergency Home Kit Contents

Here are the basic items you can feel confident about keeping in the event there is a natural disaster or emergency situation that strikes your home, city, or state. Be sure to discuss the possibilities with your family, come up with a plan,…

Natural Water Swimming Safety

Swimming in natural waters is very unlike swimming in pools and visitors must be aware of the safety precautions to take before taking a trip. These places are the least likely to have first-responders available and might be pretty far from…

6 Most Common Emergencies To Save Money For

Expect the best, prepare for the worst they say. No one is immune to emergencies, medical or financial, but there are precautions you can take to avoid some of these most common emergencies. This article is full of great tips to avoid each one,…