How to Handle Burns Over The Holidays

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How to Handle Burns Over The Holidays Burns can occur more frequently over the holidays due to hazards such as Christmas lights, candles and holiday cooking. To prevent hospital visits it’s important to be prepared in the home to treat yourself if any burn-related accidents occur. First Aid Canada offers a few different options in regards to burn treatment: via GIPHY Water-Jel Cool Jel Water-Jel Cool Jel is a gel formulation that works quickly in emergency situations by cooling and soothing the inflicted area. The non-toxic and non-irritating gel formula also provides a protective barrier against bacteria to ensure protection against …

Holiday Home Safety Checklist

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Holiday Home Safety Checklist With the winter season just around the corner it is important to think ahead and be prepared for what the cold weather entails…  In addition to Winter Road Safety, the First Aid Canada team feels in is important to address safety within the home. While family and friends frequent the house more during the holidays it is important to be prepared with an adequate first aid kit and possibly an automated external defibrillator. Whether it be Dad burning himself trying to help Mom out on the stove or stubbing a toe playing house hockey with cousins an …