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2013-10-18 23:04:48

State and Federal Poster, Inc. has created a line of OSHA/ANSI compliant first aid kits that are suitable for office, home, construction, and recreation. Brea, CA (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 State and Federal Poster, Inc. is committed to providing you with excellent service and materials to help business owner’s stay up to date with mandatory labor law changes in all fifty states. Now, they are proud to offer businesses affordable, quality first aid kits and safety products to help ensure...

2013-10-16 23:32:39

State and Federal Poster, Inc. is proud to announce their new line of safety kits, including the necessary industrial first aid kit complete with supplies for up to 50 people. Brea, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 We live in a world where accidents happen, which is why State and Federal Poster, Inc. is proud to announce the launch of their new line of first aid and safety products. Their industrial construction first aid kit is the best first aid kit for any business or work area. This kit is...

2013-10-15 23:03:24

The World Institute of Safety, which has just moved their headquarters to downtown Baltimore, will be offering a free Meet and Greet on Friday, October 18th, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 20 S Charles St 4th floor, 21201. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 The World Institute of Safety, which is the parent company of EnjoyCPR Safety Training (http://www.enjoycpr.com), one of the largest American Heart Association CPR/First Aid training centers is offering free hands-only CPR training. The...

2013-10-14 23:03:31

SureFire CPR brings training to employees onsite at their company location, in an effort to prepare more citizens with CPR and first aid training in case of emergency. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 SureFire CPR, an Orange County - based CPR and first aid instruction company, today announced Commercial CPR Training Deals, a new program meant to focus on bringing CPR training to corporate locations. Providing onsite CPR training to residents and businesses in Orange County, Los...

2013-10-02 10:39:48

In Denmark between 2001 and 2010 there was an increase in bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) that was associated with an increase in survival following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, according to a study in the October 2 issue of JAMA. Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest affects approximately 300,000 individuals in North America annually. "Despite efforts to improve prognosis, survival remains low, with aggregated survival-to-discharge rates less than 8 percent. In many cases, time...

2013-09-26 23:38:37

Lifeguard Master, an established emergency gear company, understands the importance of lifeguards needing to be identified as such for life saving, and has updated their apparel section with high visibility visors and caps. Orando, FL (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 It happens every day; a family takes their children to the beach and are having a fantastic time. Children are swimming and having a great time, but soon the family sees their son has been caught by the current and is slowly...

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
2013-04-30 13:21:44

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure performed in an effort to preserve brain function and manually pump blood through to the body’s vital organs, until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous circulation. CPR is indicated in cardiac arrest patients, but may also be performed on patients with an unresponsive presentation or those experiencing agonal breaths or severe and prolonged arrhythmias such as bradycardia or tachycardia. The first...

Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

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