Category Archives: BLS

What Everyone Should Know About AEDs (Automatic External Defibrillators)

If you’ve seen movie or TV show where a character’s heart stops beating, you’ve probably seen a defibrillator in action. Someone will say something like “bring out the paddles” followed by “charging” and finally “CLEAR” as they press the two …
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The Importance of Safety

Safety shouldn’t need to be defended. It should be a given. And yet, safety is constantly ignored. Accidents happen far too often because safety is ignored. That’s why employers pay over $1 billion per week in workman’s compensation. But money …
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Basic Life Support Skills That You Should Know

If someone asked you to name a lifesaving skill, the first thing you’d likely say is CPR. After all, heart disease is the leading cause of death, and CPR deals directly with it. Also, whenever someone is saving another person’s …
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