AED Machines and CPR: Do You Know How To Administer Them?

An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is a very important piece of workplace safety equipment that could help save someone’s life in case of a cardiac arrhythmia or the worst case, cardiac arrest. You might be working at a place that has one currently installed. However, do you know how to use one? Or are you even confident in yourself to perform CPR if called upon? If your answer is no, don’t feel alone, you are actually part of the majority. A survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of workplace first-aid service and supplies provider Cintas Group reported that out of the 2,000 adults polled, over 63 percent of respondents said they had a lack of confidence in using an AED machine an

Amazon, Facebook and McDonalds Headline the National COSH’s ‘Dirty Dozen’ List of Workplace Safety V

The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health released their 2019 “Dirty Dozen” companies that they say failed to protect workers from preventable illness, injury and even death. This years list includes: Amazon.com Inc., Seattle Atlantic Capes Fisheries Co., Cape May, New Jersey, and the staffing firm it uses, B.J.’s Service Co Inc., New Bedford, Massachusetts Bedrock Detroit LLC, Detroit Beiza Brothers Harvesting LLC, Moultrie, Georgia Facebook Inc., Menlo Park, California, along with contractors Accenture PLC, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp., PRO Unlimited Inc. and Tech Solutions Co. Genan Inc., Houston Integra Health Management Inc., Timonium, Maryland The Johns Hopkins Ho

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety’s #FocusOnSafety National Youth Video Winner

Congratulations to Braeden Cordero, Markus Cluff and Tamara Jovic from Sir John Franklin high school in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada and for tremendous video titled “Workplace Spook” which won first place in the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety’s #FocusOnSafety National Youth Video Contest. The contest invited students to create a two-minute video to help workers and employers create safer workplaces. Barb Heming, WSCC Senior Occupational Health and Safety Inspector commented that “We are impressed with how this team created such a memorable video. Their message about workers’ rights will appeal to employers, and workers of all ages.” This video is a perfect sho

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