Emergency First Aid Facts-PPE

Emergency First Aid Fact # 1 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 to be done.…

Emergency First Aid Facts

Emergency First Aid Fact #112 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 to be done. You…

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…

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…

Rowan’s Law Named after Fallen Rugby Player

On March 6, 2018 Ontario saw a little-known law passed call Rowan’s Law. (3)  As most laws that bear a person’s name in Ontario, this law was passed posthumously. Rowan Stringer an up and coming rugby player. This registered nursing student in the Ottawa area looked at life joyfully  before…

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…

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”…

Moviegoers in Halifax save man’s life after he goes into cardiac arrest

Earl Kiley says he’s fortunate there were 2 nurses and 1 doctor in the audience, and a defibrillator on site CBC Radio · Posted: Sep 06, 2019 6:02 PM ET | Last Updated: September 9 Earl Kiley, left, was at the movies with his fiancée Janet Bousquet, right, in Halifax…

Wrong step could cost $2000

Can you feel September yet? The back to school sales, the new shoes and backpacks occupy every thought you have this week. Have you thought about September driving yet? Ahh yes we must watch and obey the school zones, give way to the large groups of students taking their time…

Drowning is no accident

Summer is here and so is the warmth of the sun we have been craving. August is around the corner, yet we still have at least six weeks to enjoy this wonderful weather. That means being outdoor as much as possible enjoying friends and activities. The quickest way to cool…