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Serious Summer Health Risks: Symptoms and Prevention

Swimming pools and beach vacations make for endless summer fun, but exceedingly high temperatures that soar through the upper 90s and above can quickly put a damper on anyone’s summer plans. Severe heat and humidity in the warm summer months can be unbearable at times, and if you don’t take proper health precautions it can also be extremely dangerous. .
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What First Aid Supplies Your Business MUST Have in its Workplace First Aid Kit

Approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported by private industry employers in 2016. Accidents at work happen, and many of them cause injuries that require medical attention. It’s important for businesses to be prepared for these accidents, and to be certain their workplace first aid kits are properly stocked. But what does “properly stocked” mean? Businesses .
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How to Perform CPR

There are approximately 350,000 incidents of cardiac arrest that happen outside of hospitals in the US every year, 70% of them occur in a resident’s home. The truth is, most cardiac arrests don’t occur where immediate medical attention is available. With an overwhelming 70% of Americans who don’t know the proper way to respond to cardiac emergencies, knowledge of .
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How to Build A First Aid Kit For Backpacking and Hiking

Hiking can be quite the exciting adventure, whether its a short day hike or a month in the Appalachians. The thought of all that can go wrong isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind when you’re immersed in nature and making your way along the scenic route, but when a medical emergency happens, especially in the great .
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What Should You Keep in your Emergency First Aid Kit?

Medical emergencies can happen anywhere at any time, and it’s critical for the safety of you and those around you to be prepared. Whether you burn your hand on the stove at home or get a paper cut at work, we all have accidents that require first aid attention and if your emergency first aid kit isn’t stocked with .
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The Top 10 OSHA Standards Most Frequently Violated by Workplaces

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforces standards and regulations to ensure the safety of workplaces and the workers within them. It’s essential for offices and organizations to follow these regulations, but there’s a surprising amount of employers who simply aren’t aware that these standards and regulations exist, let alone that they’re not meeting them. Each year OSHA .
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4 Important Reasons Employees Need First Aid Training

Accidents happen. Emergencies happen too. First aid training is not only essential to keep employees safe and healthy, it gives them peace of mind to handle medical emergencies calmly and effectively. Hopefully the worst-case scenario never happens, but it’s better to be prepared and responsive than stunned and stupefied. First-aid training for employees prepares them for anything and everything .
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How To Develop The Best First-Aid Program For Your Workplace

Medical emergencies can happen anywhere, but when they happen in the workplace it is imperative to design a first-aid program that is well-suited for your specific work environment so employees remain safe and healthy. But how do you know which program is best for your worksite and how do you execute that plan accordingly? With all that can go .
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4 Reliable Resources That Tell You Exactly Where To Learn First Aid

When you develop an understanding of all things first aid you learn how to help others when they really need it. Whether it’s a life-threatening allergic reaction, or a cut that needs stitches, being fully prepared in a medical emergency requires training, practice, and knowledge. There are numerous first aid resources available, whether you want to be officially trained .
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Which First Aid Kit is Right for You?

As the first line of defense until emergency medical treatment is available, first aid kits and first aid procedures are critical to preventing further harm to someone who has sustained an injury at the worksite. Whether soothing a burn with ointment, wrapping a nasty sprain, or immobilizing a body part to prevent further injury, it’s important to know which .

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