Top 5 tips for Naloxone Workplace program

Top 5 tips for Naloxone Workplace program

OSHA Changes  In my opinion this is a win, win, win situation. Naloxone is safe and easy to use when assisting a person that is not breathing due to an opioid overdose. this medication has been on the market for over 60 years and will not harm someone

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National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month

National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month

Sudden cardiac arrest is often compared to a heart attack, but in reality, the two are very different. When you think about Cardiac Arrest what do you think about?  Heart pain, heart attack? Do you think about discomfort in the chest and other areas of your upper

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Tragedy in Stoney Creek

Tragedy in Stoney Creek

A worker lost his life this Monday  at the Waste Management Canada in Stoney Creek. Even with all the rules, training and personal protective equipment (PPE) these tragedies still happen, not as many workplace deaths happen as 20 years ago but they still happen. When they do

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Teens save teacher with defibrillator

Teens save teacher with defibrillator

Montreal high school students save teacher’s life using CPR, defibrillator Grade 11 students Leya Nahra, Massinissa and Gaya Berrouche had taken first aid courses Leya Nahra, left, and brothers Massinissa, centre, and Gaya Berrouche jumped into action when a teacher at their school collapsed during a lesson. (Radio-Canada)

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Man found in cold after car crash

Man found in cold after car crash

Man found in cold after car crash near Saskatoon dies in hospital: RCMP   WARMAN, Sask. — Saskatchewan RCMP say a man who appeared to be suffering from hypothermia following a car crash has died. Mounties were called early on Boxing Day about someone walking in the middle

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No One Stopped To Help!

No One Stopped To Help!

  Three people were involved in a collision and not one car or person stopped to offer first aid before police arrived. No one! My question is why? Are they afraid of being sued? Are they worried they might make injuries worse? Here are my thoughts on

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Free overdose kits

Free overdose kits

Get free training and overdose kit is not a new idea. A public health emergency in 2016?  The Ontario government has been offering free training on a life saving medication called Naloxone back in 2016. Then why are we still trying to get the message out and

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Who to train?

Who to train?

Workers Safety Board has been around in Ontario for a long time in one form or another. As far back as 1886 as the Workmen’s Compensation for Injury Act, then Workmen’s Compensation Act of 1914. The administration was known as the Workmen’s Compensation Board (WCB). “Workmen” was

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Benefits from Benefits

Benefits from Benefits

Many companies struggle with the benefits of training outside the requirements. When you have multiple trainings that are required, where is the benefit to adding more cost, pressure of non-productive hours, back filling shifts and the list goes on. Although you’re not alone in this thinking. This

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Fiery Crash

Fiery Crash

This fiery crash was on the Toronto bound QEW at Bronte Rd today. Four cars and a transport truck were involved in a collision. Five people were transported to hospital OPP report. Thankfully the injuries are reported to be minor. Global News

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