Fire Prevention Week – Tips To Keep You Safe

Fire Prevention Week UniFirst First Aid + Safety First & Safety would like to share a great resource from NFPA (National Fire Protection Association).  Fire Prevention Week is a perfect time to educate your family, friends, and coworkers on the importance of fire prevention. Click Here to access the NFPA library of resources. Call Now to schedule your fire safety training Follow us    like us Source: www.nfpa.org

Protect your Hearing Month – 3 Tips to Protect your Hearing

Did you know you can permanently lose your hearing from prolonged exposure to noise? 12 million Americans have hearing loss as a result of exposure to noise, noise-induced hearing loss. October is National Protect Your Hearing Month. We encourage Americans to protect their hearing by: Wearing hearing protection when around sounds louder than 85dB for 30 minutes or more. Turning down the volume[..]

Are You Ready to Save a Life? – CPR Classes Available Now

CPR/First Aid Training – Corporate and Group Classes UniFirst First Aid + Safety offers weekly CPR classes for companies and groups, UniFirst First Aid + Safety’s CPR, AED and First Aid training program will help employers meet OSHA and other federal and state regulatory requirements for training employees how to respond and care for medical emergencies at work. This 2-year[..]

5 Reasons Why Basic First Aid Knowledge Is Important

People often don’t consider the importance of basic first aid education. There are numerous reasons why people put it off. They don’t have the time They don’t know where to begin They don’t believe that accidents will ever happen to them or those close to them They think they already have enough knowledge should the need arise Helps to save lives. A trained person is more reliable,[..]

Bulk Refillable Soap Dispensers Could Be Making You Sick

A recent study has shown that hands can have as much as 25 times more germs after washing with refillable bulk soap than before washing. Refillable bulk soap is the kind of washroom soap that’s typically poured from a gallon jug into an open dispenser reservoir. Find out how this soap can put your health at risk, then take action to help stop the threat. The Risk The germs identified in bulks[..]

Companies learning CPR reap the side benefit of team building

Learning CPR can not only help to save a life, but it can bring your company closer together. Taking a four-hour CPR course with your co-workers can build trust and understanding among employees. Everyone working together toward a common goal builds stronger working relationships and understanding amongst workers. Articles like this one from the New York Times, show how putting individuals in a[..]

October is Fire Safety Month – Here are Some Helpful Tips

Train to Improve Resiliency Assembling a disaster response team comprised of multiple departments from the organization guarantees the entire business is involved in the process of plan development and training. The response team should designate roles and responsibilities for all personnel. Make sure each employee knows his or her roles and responsibilities and understands the different[..]

Fire Safety Month

Fire safety is taught and practiced from the earliest days of kindergarten—we all remember “Stop, Drop, and Roll”—but preparedness training should never end. Workplace fires pose a risk across all industries, making fire safety training and policies an essential part of keeping employees, customers, and the surrounding community safe. According to OSHA,1 workplace fires and[..]

5 Reasons Why Employees Need First Aid Training

OSHA requires businesses to provide first aid and CPR training to employees in the absence of a nearby clinic or hospital (OSHA Standard 1910.151). While safety always begins with prevention, not every work-related injury can be prevented. Your primary first aid training goal should be to give employees the necessary tools and information they need to care for an ill or injured person, if[..]

Tips for Encouraging PPE Wearer Compliance – Part 2

Comfort Inspires Compliance One of the best ways to motivate employees to wear their PPE consistently and correctly is to ensure it is as comfortable as possible. However, selecting comfortable PPE is not always as straightforward as it may seem. Comfort is largely subjective, and the best way to find PPE that addresses wearers’ preferences is to work with a manufacturer to conduct a wear[..]