One day you might just need it – CPR/First Aid Training

CPR/First Aid – Corporate and Group ClassesAnyone can learn CPR, are your employees trained to save a life?  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[..]

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 ariseHelps to save lives.A trained person is more reliable,[..]

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[..]

Is the Apple Watch a Life Saver?

William Monzidelis says he is thankful to being alive today and that he owes it all to his Apple smart watch. William was working at their family business, Bowlerland Lanes in Eastchester, a month ago when he passed blood in the bathroom. He says his latest model Apple Watch started going off almost instantly. Doctors says that had William not gotten medical treatment as quickly as he did, he[..]

OTC Medications In The Workplace? Here’s What Your Co Workers Think…

89% of workers indicated that having OTC medications available from a nurse made it possible to complete their shift University of Michigan Study Findings:The workers surveyed reported visiting their company’s health/medical department on average 10 times per year. The top four worker complaints that occurred while on the job were headaches, colds/sinus problems, muscle ache/pain, and[..]

Should you restrain a person having a seizure?

Approximately 1 out of 10 people have had a seizure. Because seizures are very common, it’s important to learn what to do to help keep that person safe until the seizure stops. There are many types of seizures. Most seizures end in a few minutes. These are general steps to help someone who is having any type seizure:Stay with the person until the seizure ends and he or she is fully awake.[..]

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What’s the difference between a sprain and a strain, and what the heck is R.I.C.E Therapy?

During these times of isolation at home, at-home workouts have become more popular. Exercise is good for our bodies and mental well being but as with any physical activity, an injury can always happen. Do you know what to do if you have an accident such as a sprain or strain? And what it the correct way to take care of an injury like a strain? Read on for what the difference is between a sprain[..]

What is the best way to manage insect bites and stings?

 Common reactions to insect bites and stings are mild. Often causing little more than stinging, redness and itching or minor swelling. Rarely do insect bites and stings, such as from a bee, a wasp, a hornet, a fire ant or a scorpion, can result in severe reactions. To take care of an insect bite or sting that causes a mild reaction:Move to a safe area to avoid more bites or stings. If[..]