Most people would agree that relaxing on the beach is one of the highlights of summer vacation or weekend excursions. But it would be almost impossible not to know at this point, considering the amount of public education, that certain lengths of Ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun cause sunburn, premature aging of the skin, and have potentially cancerous .
Bee stings can ruin an outdoor adventure or even playtime in the yard very quickly for you and your kids. Even though it might be a little scary for kids, treating a bee sting is pretty easy for those who don’t experience an allergic reaction. You might be surprised to learn that most bees don’t sting – they might .
Few things ruin the enjoyment of birdwatching, camping, boating, or walking woodland trails than discovering a tick on your body, your pet or your child when you return indoors. But if you take precautions, there’s a good chance you and your closest peeps will never have to encounter one of these vile creatures. In the U.S., the most .
You’re no doubt familiar with 1st-degree burns – that is, the kind of burn caused by hot steam from a boiling pot of water, a sunburn, or getting your hands too close to the campfire for a moment. These superficial burns only affect the outer layer of the skin, called the epidermis, causing soreness, sometimes mild pain, and reddening .
Snow is beginning to fall and the mountains are ready for the winter skiing season. Skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports are favorite pastimes for many, but when you think of all that could go wrong while you’re on the slopes, it’s important to be prepared. Whether it’s a broken bone or a laceration, there’s a variety of accidents .
While sprains and strains are less severe than stress fractures and torn ligaments, if not taken care of properly they can lead to serious complications further down the line. Whether you sprain your ankle in an everyday activity like walking down the stairs or strain your wrist after a terrible fall, sprains and strains don’t heal themselves. Medical wraps .
First Aid Supplies Online is proud to announce our very own line of adventure first aid kits WIAFAK, the waterproof, practically indestructible, adventure first aid kit. We designed this very special WIAFAK to take with you whenever you’re on the road or any adventure. We packed this terrific kit in the indestructible, waterproof Boulder Case to ensure that your .
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 .
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 .
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 .