The Flu – It’s coming!

Did you know that you can get the flu from someone who isn’t even showing symptoms of the flu? Sneezing, coughing, and even talking can spread tiny droplets that can infect you with Influenza A or Influenza B.   Transmission can even happen through touching contaminated surfaces, like doorknobs, elevator buttons, and shopping carts. A few […]

Stroke – Signs and Symptoms

A stroke is an interruption in the blood supply to the brain.  Typically this is due to a blockage of a vessel in the brain, but it can also occur because of a break in the vessel walls. We can help to identify a stroke by remembering the acronym FAST: Face – facial numbness or […]

Why host a course onsite?

Employers often find that hosting their own private first aid course is a better option than having their staff attend public courses.  Although we do have individual employees, and small groups of employees who attend our public courses, the overwhelming majority choose to host courses on-site. Firstly, there can be significant savings for course organizers.  […]