Ever wondered if your company meets ANSI standards for workplace First Aid? As we all seek to limit the number of hospital visits, now is a good time for companies to review their First Aid Programs. Below is some important information on First Aid compliance requirements. ANSI (American National Standards Institute) Minimum Requirements for Workplace First Aid Kits and Supplies (ANSI Z308.1)[..]
A job is truly rewarding when your company is part of saving a life. UniFirst First Aid + Safety sold and maintain the AED that this well trained hero utilized. UniFirst First Aid + Safety First Aid has been privileged to be a part of numerous saves through our CPR/FA/AED training and life saving equipment sales.MARTA OFFICERS PRAISED FOR QUICK ACTION AFTER 2 HEART[..]
Hand injuries, including injury to fingernails and fingers, are often written off as first-aid usage and near-misses. Many workers consider the use of gloves hard to comply with and unnecessary. Yet, more varieties of gloves for broader purposes exist than ever before – cut-resistant, chemical protective, electrically-rated, infection control, just to name a few. Carefully identifying the[..]
Is your team ready to save a life? CPR/First Aid – Corporate and Group Classes May 14th – 18thUniFirst 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[..]
Summer is right around the corner, are you ready for the Heat? Preparing now for the Summer Heat will help you prevent common heat exhaustion related issues. In this article, we provide information and tips to help you and your team stay safe. As defined by the Mayo Clinic, heat exhaustion is a condition whose symptoms may include heavy sweating and a rapid pulse, a result of your body[..]
“The basic guideline for most people is that if you are doing continuous exercise for 60 minuets or less, then water is fine.” Says Suzanne Gerard Eberle, sports dietitian and author of Endurance Sports Nutrition. This is because sports drinks include electrolytes (which help regulate nerves and muscles), carbohydrates (which help restore the body’s glycogen — or fuel — levels) and[..]
What is an Electrolyte? Electrolytes are salts that become charged molecules, called ions, when they are dissolved in a liquid. Their electrical charges and ability to conduct electricity helps the body to send electrical signals from one cell to another. The different types of electrolytes include sodium, potassium, chloride, bicarbonate, calcium, sulfate, magnesium and phosphate. 2[..]
UniFirst First Aid + Safety supports @Construction Industry Safety Week and the power of Safe Choices. What is your team doing to promote safety during #safetyweek? Share your photos with us!
UniFirst First Aid + Safety supports @Construction Industry Safety Week and the power of Safe Choices. Every day, we are faced with choices: Decisions, from the mundane to the major, that set the stage for safety. While some of those choices may be second nature, like buckling seat belts, double-checking harnesses or wearing the right gloves on the job, others require practice before[..]
What is your team doing to promote safety during safety week? Share your photos with us!