Top 10 ridiculous 911 calls

Top 10 ridiculous 911 calls

This is a recent post that highlights abuse of a valuable resource. Police service in the Toronto area has released its list of the most ridiculous 911 calls, and it includes non-emergency requests related to uncooperative children, long drive-thru lines and prank calls. In a news release

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Tragedy for Hamilton Resident

Tragedy for Hamilton Resident

A man died early Saturday morning after climbing an electrical tower near Dundas, Hamilton police say. Hamilton Paramedics Supt. Dave Thompson said emergency responders were called the area of Romar Drive, just off of Sydenham Road, around 1:30 a.m. Saturday for reports that a man had climbed

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Emergency First Aid Facts-Asthma

Emergency First Aid Facts-Asthma

Asthma is an emergency and requires immediate first aid. Asthma is known as a chronic breathing disorder that causes the airways to swell and create mucous. This is the reason an asthmatic will cough, become short of breath and then you will hear the wheezing. Irritants Many

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Emergency First Aid Facts-AED

Emergency First Aid Facts-AED

Emergency First Aid Fact #16 If someone collapses, can I use an AED? Yes, you can! Anyone any age can use an AED. In an emergency grab the AED and help.  When you use AEDs immediately you save lives! AEDs or automated external defibrillators can be found

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COVID 19 lasts on surfaces

COVID 19 lasts on surfaces

Would you be surprised? Be surprised at how long a COVID 19 or SARS-CoV2 last on surfaces up to a week? YUCK!       This studies findings come from the University of Hong Kong was published in April 2020 Article Link Illness in Children

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Emergency First Aid Facts-Nosebleed

Emergency First Aid Facts-Nosebleed

Emergency First Aid Fact # 872 There are a lot of myths out there regarding emergency first aid treatment. Every culture and family have their own remedies for anything that ails you. Our new series of 1001 first aid facts will reveal research-based essentials of what needs

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Bored no more: Day 8

Bored no more: Day 8

Tape a cooking show-Ready, set, action! Pick a fav recipe and become the star of your own cooking show. Don’t forget to tape it. Boy that was easy. Well it can be that easy or it can be mind boggling the creativity and minor details that go

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Worker safety lifeline fails

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

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Scavenger hunt to locate defibrillators!

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

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