Have You Been Putting Off Getting Your Team CPR Trained?

CPR/First Aid – Corporate and Group ClassesUniFirst 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 certification[..]

Are your eyewash stations OSHA/ANSI compliant?

A compliant eyewash station along with eye protection can help reduce hospital visits. While many businesses are working with skeleton crews or closed during the Coronavirus there are many businesses that are open either full-time or with a somewhat reduced schedule. If your business has an eyewash station, it is more important than ever to make sure that you are meeting compliance to help[..]

Panic Attack’s – What You Need to Know

A panic attack or hyperventilation is a state of breathing faster or deeper than normal. Healthy breathing is when there is a balance between breathing in and breathing out. Hyperventilation is caused by exhaling more than you inhale. This causes a rapid reduction in carbon dioxide in the body. These attacks are rare, with most people reporting occurrences of 1 to 2 times in their lifetime.[..]

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[..]

Americans impacted by hearing loss hits record numbers

According to the National Institutes of Health NIDCD, approximately 20 percent (48 million) of American adults aged 20 to 69, have some trouble with hearing, and approximately 28.8 million could benefit from the use of hearing aids. Among adults aged 70 and older with hearing loss who could benefit from hearing aids, fewer than one in three (30 percent) has ever used them. As the baby boomer[..]

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[..]

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 ariseHelps 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 RiskThe 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[..]