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)   Three students…

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 of a highway…

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 the subject. I…

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 convince people to…

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 changed to “Workplace”…

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 is a short-term…

More what, than my toilet!

Are you cleaning all the germiest places? Let’s take a stroll around your home and find out. Of course, we start in the bathroom, where we deposit things we’d rather not think about. Surely the toilet is the prime collector of germs, yes? No, because we obsessively clean it (or…

Call 911

Stroke and the Brain The brain is the control centre of your body. It controls how you think, feel, communicate and move. Knowing how your brain works can help you understand your stroke. Brain cells The brain is full of specialized cells called neurons. These neurons make the brain work.…

Stress of Homicide

On of August 21, 2019, Halton Region had its first homicide this year. Local news agencies report shots heard in Northern Burlington and Halton Regional Police confirm a woman in her mid 50’s has passed away from traumatic injuries. Just imagine if you had been in the area and heard…