The CSA Standard for workplace First Aid Kits has now been adopted by many provinces. Click here to learn about the new requirements and about how you can standardize the First aid Kits in your workplace.
Why Should You Have an Emergency Preparedness Plan?
There is no time to think through a plan when a disaster hits. Depending on where you work and live, you may be facing anything from lighting storms, wild fires and floods, to earthquakes, tsunamis and tornados.
Emergencies can happen in a split second, so make sure you’re ready with your own emergency preparedness plan.
In the event that you are met with a natural disaster like those listed above, it will likely take three or more days for emergency services such as police, fire and ambulance, to reach many neighbourhoods.
What does that mean for you? What is your plan for when you have no access to gas, electricity, water or phone? What if the roads are blocked, storm drains and sewers are backed up, and all of the local stores are closed? Continue reading Why Should You Have an Emergency Preparedness Plan?
You Could Save A Life With A First Aid Kit In Your Home
There are many different types of first aid kits available today, so buying the right one for your home is important. It won’t cost you much, but it could save a life and will almost certainly ease someone’s pain at some point if they have an accident.