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…

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…

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…

Overdoses and Heart Attacks

Brought Back from the Dead: Planning for Overdoses and Heart Attacks August 8, 2019 | Jason Rivait A June 2019 Government of Canada report describes a disturbing trend of rising opioid-related deaths in Canada, a situation it called an opioid crisis. High-rise condominiums face unique challenges when planning for medical emergencies such as overdoses…

Think you don’t need training?

Many people tell me they don’t need first aid training because they work in an office setting. I hate to break the new to you but, life happens. Unfortunately, a staff member of Niagaroma Spa was killed by a car inside the spa. Yes, inside the store. Take the time…