Bored no more: Day 5

Bored no more. Let’s do something unusual today in these unusual times. I know COVID-19 is at the fore front of your thoughts. You are getting the best information from credible sources on how to stay safe and help protect others. So, I decided to pass on some clever ideas…

This is going to save lives

‘This is going to save lives’: People calling 911 in N.S. can now be directed to nearest AED Timing crucial as people’s chance of survival goes down every minute in a cardiac arrest Emergency dispatchers in Nova Scotia can now tell callers at the scene of a suspected cardiac arrest…

Worker safety lifeline fails

Six years after a Hamilton construction worker fell from 68th floor, inquest focuses on safety device Kevin Raposo was working on the 68th floor of a highrise building in Toronto in August 2013 when he fell to his death. After a self-retracting lifeline failed to save a Hamilton concrete worker…

Scavenger hunt to locate defibrillators!

Health professionals hope a giant scavenger hunt to locate GTA defibrillators saves lives: GTA Heart Map Challenge runs the entire month of March Gregg Lowe, an actor, is shown in a headshot where his implantable cardioverter-defibrillator is visible. The ICD is a small device placed in a patient’s chest to…

AED saves NHL player!

Blues’ Bouwmeester remains hospitalized after bench collapse St. Louis Blues defenceman Jay Bouwmeester remained hospitalized and was undergoing tests Wednesday one day after suffering a cardiac episode and collapsing on the bench during a game in Anaheim. General manager Doug Armstrong said the 36-year old Bouwmeester was unresponsive after collapsing…

Starbucks Employee’s Mental Health

EMPLOYEE MANAGEMENT JANUARY 2020 BY BEN COLEY STARBUCKS Last fall, more than 10,000 Starbucks managers and field leaders from across the nation and Canada came together for a session specifically regarding mental health. Starbucks announced Monday that it is forging ahead with comprehensive plans to aid and support the mental health of its…