Image Credit: Accidents can happen anytime and anywhere – at home, on the road, at a public place like the mall or a park, and also the workplace. Even with the effective safety measures put in place to prevent accidents, there is still a possibility that they may occur. Nobody expects for the worst […]

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How to Build Your Safety Program

Image Credit: A structured, deliberate approach to safety is the best way to optimize effectiveness and ensure you reap the full reward of your program. 1. Commit to workplace safety. The first step in building a safety program is getting a commitment from the company’s executives to safety and wellness. This commitment should rank […]

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First Aid: Bandaging

Image Credit: Covering a break in the skin helps to control bleeding and protect against infection. Dressings are pads of gauze or cloth that can be placed directly against the wound to absorb blood and other fluids. Cloth bandages cover dressings and hold them in place. 1. Dress the Wound Put on gloves or […]

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First Aid: Bleeding

Image Credit:  External bleeding occurs when the body’s protective skin is broken. In severe cases, blood loss may place the victim’s life in danger. Direct pressure and elevation usually stops bleeding, even the rush of blood from an artery. Call 911 if you can’t stop the bleeding or the victim shows signs of shock. […]

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How to implement workplace safety training

Image Credit: Keeping your staff safe at work can be a tough job, but if you plan ahead and train your employees effectively, you can minimise hazards. Here are some steps you can take to help ensure everyone is up to speed. Involve your team Ensure your team is involved in the creation of […]

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Sprain: First aid

Image Credit:  Your ligaments are tough, elastic-like bands that connect bone to bone and hold your joints in place. A sprain is an injury to a ligament caused by tearing of the fibers of the ligament. The ligament can have a partial tear, or it can be completely torn apart. Ankle sprains are the […]

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR): First aid

Image Credit: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving technique useful in many emergencies, including a heart attack or near drowning, in which someone’s breathing or heartbeat has stopped. The American Heart Association recommends that everyone — untrained bystanders and medical personnel alike — begin CPR with chest compressions. It’s far better to do something […]

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Heart Attack and Automated external defibrillation

Have you seen your near or dear one died with some sort of sudden unexplained, life-threatening disease? Do you know there are millions of people of all- ages and fitness level die due to sudden heart attack (SCA) at any time, anywhere? When a person collapses in SCA, every minute counts. A patient in SCA […]

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5 Reasons Why Basic First Aid Knowledge is Essential

Image Credit: There are numerous reasons why people don’t take First Aid training programs; They are too busy They don’t know where to go They think that they already have enough knowledge, or They think that accidents happen to other people not to them or their friends, family and colleagues. Ask any individual who […]

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Hands-Only CPR for Adults

Image Credit: CALL 911 IF A PERSON: Collapses Becomes unresponsive 1. Check Responsiveness Tap the person’s shoulder and shout, “Are you OK?” Look for normal breathing. Call 911 if there is no response. Start Hands-Only CPR. Hands-Only CPR should not be used for adults whose cardiac arrest is due to drug overdose, near-drowning, or […]

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