AEDS in Schools: What You Need to Know

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AEDS in Schools: What You Need to Know In our previous blog Back to School Safety 2017 we touched on the importance of adequate first aid supplies within sporting facilities, which included Automated External Defibrillators. Because having an AED onsite can mean the difference between life and death we felt it was important to go into detail of the value of having a defibrillator onsite within schools. Age Isn’t a Factor There is a common misconception when it comes to cardiac arrest, often people believe it can only occur in aging or unhealthy adults, when quite commonly children can suffer from …

Back to School Safety 2017

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Back to School Safety 2017 It’s that time of year again! Back to school can be both one of the busiest and exciting times of the year. With all of the new impressions in the forms of people and the seasons beginning to change it is important to never forget both preparedness and safety. The First Aid Canada Team has put together a few simple safety tips this Fall to keep you and your loved ones prepared! Look Both Ways If you or your loved ones are walking to school or work this year it is important to not disregard …