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PM Announces Support for Defibrillators in Community Hockey Arenas

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that the Government of Canada is working with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC) to put in place Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and related training in community hockey arenas across the country in order to help save lives. “Our Government is committed to protecting the health and … Continue reading »

Idea Share: Co-op Cash to Buy Defibrillators Boosts First-Aid Training for Sheriff’s Cadets

TheLedger.com reports a story about a purchase of automated external defibrillators (AED) via seeking a grant. AED’s have been proven in the field as life savers and life changing devices. They’re becoming recognized and many organizations already have one or more in their company locations to provide a measure of protection and security for their … Continue reading »

Vancouver Police: Jury recommends first aid requirement for police officers

A coroner’s jury has recommended that all Vancouver police officers be trained and equipped to provide first aid, as well as complete a crisis-intervention course. The jury made five recommendations following a three-day inquest looking into the death of 58-year-old Michael Vann Hubbard, who was shot by a Vancouver police officer during a confrontation in … Continue reading »

New advancements simplify the process of using an AED

By David Bingham An employee at an office building suddenly collapses at his workstation. Nearby employees call 911 and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation but hesitate to use a nearby automated external defibrillator. When paramedics arrive 10 minutes later, they pronounce him dead. The cause of death was sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), which is a survivable event when … Continue reading »

Vancouver Careers: Safety Supervisor – Ledcor

Job Description We construct amazing things from the ground up — commercial, institutional, industrial and residential projects all over North America — and we are looking for some equally amazing people to provide the skills and talent required to make these amazing things happen. We are seeking an experienced Safety Supervisor for a future project location, in … Continue reading »

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