Emergency Preparedness Planning for Your Business

Preparedness Planning for Your Business Businesses and their staff face a variety of hazards: Natural hazards like floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes. Health hazards such as widespread and serious illnesses like the flu. Human-caused hazards including accidents and acts of violence. Technology-related hazards like power outages and equipment failure. There is much that[..]

Hotel worker performs CPR for 11 minutes, saving guest’s life after heart attack

Doctors tell wife that compressions may have prevented him from being paralyzed, brain dead It’s a life-saving example of “getting results” when a guest had a massive heart attack and an Orlando hotel worker jumped into action performing CPR for 11 minutes. Fatima Barakat and her husband William have been together for nearly 40 years, and their love so evident today. “He is the love of[..]

Fire Safety Training in The Workplace – The Latest Technology To Help Save Lives

OSHA reg 1910.157 states annual training is required for employees who may use fire extinguishers at the workplace. But what’s the safest and best way to train your employees? Many safety officers have come to us with challenges that prevented them from conducting live-fire training. They have out-of-date training structures or equipment that don’t comply with environmental, state, local,[..]

Strangers with CPR training help save man’s life

EUREKA, Mo. – Ken Hamilton is lucky to be alive.  The 56-year-old surveyor was out on a job in Eureka last month when the Fenton man collapsed and stopped breathing.  First responders with the Eureka Fire Protection District say he went into full cardiac arrest. “He was a dying man,” said Eureka Fire Protection District Div. Chief Scott Barthelmass. Hamilton is alive thanks to a chain[..]

Recovering From a Disaster – Helpful Tips To Keep You Safe

Health & Safety Guidelines Recovering from disaster is usually a gradual process. Safety is a primary issue, as are mental and physical well-being. If assistance is available, knowing how to access it makes the process faster and less stressful. Your first concern after a disaster is your family’s health and safety. You need to consider possible safety issues and monitor family[..]