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July 16 – Workplace Wednesday

Due to a technological error, there is not a new Workplace Topic this week. Please join me again next week. Stay Safe, Carmen Register for a First Aid with CPR C & AED Training Class HERE Check out some past Workplace Wednesday Topics HERE

Poison Ivy Stinging Nettle- Workplace Wednesday

 This week on Workplace Wednesday, we will discuss Poison Ivy Stinging Nettle, both of which we have in Alberta around our campgrounds, lakes, hiking areas, acreages, workplaces. I can attest to the immense burning of stinging nettle. Not a fun way to find it. As it stands at this moment, I have just found some […]

Sunburn Workplace Wednesday

Sunburn Prevention Sunburn- ouch! Here we are in the first week of Summer already, heading into the Canada Day long Weekend, and many of us will be nursing a sunburn. Let’s prevent it!  SPF 30 or greater, light cotton long sleeves, are both fantastic preventative measures, but lets not forget about the children in the […]

Choking Work Place Wednesdays

Stroke – Workplace Wednesday

Stroke Prevention, First Aid, Signs & Symptoms   This week we’ll discuss the Prevention, Signs & Symptoms and First Aid for a Stroke. Stroke Prevention is key as it always is when discussing anything First Aid related. The prevention for a Stroke is similar to that of preventing Cardiovascular Disease. Proper nutrition, weight management, stress, […]

Respiratory plus Cardiac Arrest- Workplace Wednesday

Respiratory plus Cardiac Arrest can happen anywhere, anytime, to anyone. Do you know what to do?   First we’ll talk about the causes of Respiratory plus Cardiac Arrest. Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of cardiac arrest. But there are other causes as well. These include: Drowning, Suffocation, Certain Drugs, Other Heart Diseases or […]

First Aid Edson

Hypothermia – Workplace Wednesday

Hypothermia In Summer? You bet. Most people don’t think of it happening in summer. Be Prepared! The following article will list the Signs & Symptoms of hypothermia as well as the First Aid that needs to be given, along with Summertime Hypothermia Prevention.   Prevention of Cold Related Emergencies in Summer: Be aware of your […]

Babysitter Course

Babysitters Course in Edson June 14th!! Register Online at Carm’s Safety.ca   Ask questions or post a topic for discussion here 🙂

Medics

Medics on Site Here’s a Thinker Thursday topic for ya.. How many oilfield workers have encountered incompetent medics on site? Here’s what I believe should be the rule; 6mos-1yr Minimum on car (Ambulance) training prior any oilfield rig work as a medic. How many have seen the medic be the first to run? Or drop? […]

Drowning, Water Safety – Workplace Wednesday

Drowning Prevention, Water Safety Drowning and Water Safety. In Standard First Aid classes you are taught to NEVER get in the water to help someone that is drowning. Why? Because a 2yr old can and will drown a full grown adult Olympic swimmer. If you can use a reaching assist, albeit a tow rope, a […]

Heat Stroke – Workplace Wednesady

 Heat Stroke; This Week’s Workplace Wednesday Topic   Here comes summer! Yahoo! Finally! After 9 months of the fierce Alberta winter, spring has sprung and summer is well on it’s way. With it comes it’s own set of preventable emergencies, one being Heat Stroke and other Heat Related Emergencies. How do you recognize Heat Stroke? […]

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