Summer is Nearing!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Choking Work Place Wednesdays

ATVs- Workplace Wednesday

ATVs or All Terrain Vehicles, have become an integral part of our Workplaces as much as our recreational and home lives. However, this also means that many people each year are seriously injured or die as a result of unsafe ATV use each year in Alberta. Here are some key points to ALWAYS consider: What […]

Fire Safety – Workplace Wednesday

 Workplace Wednesday’s topic for May 7th is Fire Safety.  Fire Safety is something we all need to be aware and conscious of. Not just in our Workplaces, but our homes, fun areas and everywhere else we might be. No one expects a fire, emergency or other disaster to occur in their workplace. It is important to […]

Choking Work Place Wednesdays

Bears – Workplace Wednesday

 Bears is this week’s Workplace Wednesday topic for April 23 2014. A few precautions and preventative measures against Bears everyone should know… As we come into spring, many of us in our workplace will encounter a bear, or have a bear sighting. A reminder that this is the time of year when cubs are emerging with […]

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