What Equipment Will You Need for CPR Training?

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When it comes to CPR training, the best hands-on training is given when the instructor and their students have the best available equipment. Specialized Health and Safety has everything you need to conduct a CPR training session to a variety of audiences. Laerdal CPR Manikin The Laerdal CPR Manikin has been the preferred CPR training tool in the healthcare industry

How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus

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All this talk about Coronavirus can get scary. Even adults aren’t exactly sure what’s going on, how to move forward, or what life is going to be like over the next weeks, months, or even a few years. So, of course, talking to your children about their health and safety is especially difficult during this time. To help you speak

Avoiding Work-Related Injuries While Working from Home

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Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, everyone has had to change the ways they go about their day. Those lucky enough to still have their jobs are adapting the ways they work to accommodate safety standards. This might mean social distancing and wearing a mask, or for those working from home, it means an entirely new way of working. While the

Safety Tips for Essential Workers During the Pandemic

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It seems like the guidelines and tips to protect yourself from catching the Coronavirus change faster than we can keep up with them. This is mainly because news organizations and the CDC want to avoid giving out the wrong instructions or causing people too much worry. It’s also tough to know the best course of action when the U.S. as

Kansas Courts Reach Major EpiPen Decision – What Does it Mean for Consumers?

Last month, a major court decision in Kansas has offered an opportunity for EpiPen consumers. US District Judge Daniel Crabtree decided to allow a lawsuit over EpiPen price hikes brought about by pharmaceutical giants Mylan NV and Pfizer. According to KCUR.com–the National Public Radio affiliate in Kansas–Mylan NV gained the right to distribute the EpiPen in 2007, utilizing Pfizer as

Basic First Aid for Your Child’s Minor Scrapes and Cuts

Kids get cuts and scrapes. It’s a regular part of childhood. Likewise, worrying about your child comes with the job of being a parent. Knowing what to do when your child gets hurt is just one more way you can prepare for the inevitable bicycle crash, knee scrape, or roughhousing injury. Basic Treatment for Minor Cuts and Scrapes If your

Common Winter Injuries

It may or may not come as a surprise to you that winter storms cause a major influx in injuries. It isn’t just the surge of car accidents due to slippery roads that brings victims to the emergency room. There are a slew of injuries that can happen from simply walking and slipping, shoveling, and using a snow blower.  

First Aid in the Office

If you work in a traditional office space—complete with cubicles and boring meetings in swanky conference rooms—you may be wondering why you would possible ever need first aid training. The worst that could happen is a minor papercut, right?   Wrong.   Not to be the bearer of bad news, but a lot could happen to you and your coworkers

My Coworker is Having a Seizure—What do I do?

We all hope that we’ll never have to deal with a coworker’s medical emergency at work, but sometimes it happens. Some individuals have medical conditions, and accidents happen. You may be wondering how you can help them, and the information you’ve been provided in the past could be outdated.   Seizures can be incredibly frightening to witness, but they aren’t

How Do I Use an Epi-Pen?

Do you have a loved one that suffers from a serious allergy? If they’re exposed to an allergen, they may experience a range of symptoms, from an itchy, swollen tongue, to hives and problems with breathing. If their allergy is serious enough, they may go into anaphylactic shock. If someone is exhibiting signs of anaphylaxis, they’re advised to administer epinephrine