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Responder in Action: Reefers and Wreckers

Responder in Action: Reefers and Wreckers

    The Value of First Aid training for anyone spending time at sea by Michael Turner, Reefers and Wreckers Dive Center After two days aboard a liveaboard while taking in the beautiful dive sites of the Red Sea, we were approaching the world famous dive site of the SSRead More

Be prepared with Emergency First Response

Be prepared with Emergency First Response

Know how to respond to emergencies – just in case.  Statistics show you’re more likely to give first aid to someone you know than a stranger. When minutes count, you’ll be the person to give the necessary aid to a family member, dive buddy or co-workers, before Emergency Medical ServicesRead More

Emergency First Response Courses

Emergency First Response Courses

Emergency First Response courses encompass adult, child and infant CPR and first aid skills, and incorporate Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) training and emergency oxygen use. Emergency First Response also offers comprehensive First Aid at Work courses, specifically designed to meet national and international compliance standards for CPR and first aidRead More

Emergency First Response Course Finder

Emergency First Response Course Finder

Knowing When to Seek Medical Attention

Knowing When to Seek Medical Attention

It seems like it’s always difficult to determine when you should see a doctor. With flu season right around the corner, it is wise to be reminded of when we should seek medical attention. The Center for Disease Control offers the following recommendations for determining when you should seek immediateRead More

Become An Emergency First Response Instructor

Become An Emergency First Response Instructor

In the wake of many recent natural disasters, many wonder how they could help or make a difference. As an Emergency First Response Instructor, you are in a unique position to help people prepare for the worst. You can reach out and emphasize the need for CPR, AED and firstRead More

Keep Your AED Properly Maintained

Keep Your AED Properly Maintained

Imagine that you are at work chatting with a coworker. Now imagine a strange look comes across your coworkers face as he suddenly collapses. Recently, you completed a CPR, First Aid, and AED class and spring into action. You shout for someone to call 911, and check for breathing andRead More

Swimming Pools – Facts & Safety

Swimming Pools – Facts & Safety

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warns that unless parents and adults do a better job of watching children around pools, over 300 children in the United States, under the age of five years will drown in pools this year. Drowning in residential pools is the second leading causeRead More

CPR Saves Diver’s Life

CPR Saves Diver’s Life

Jacqueline De Haven, a deckhand on a Tacoma, Washington, USA charter dive boat was on the water last October watching divers from the surface. Along with the captain, she noticed another dive charter boat unload divers. Shortly after, they watched as two divers descended and then quickly surfaced. One diverRead More

Be Prepared for an Emergency

Be Prepared for an Emergency

Get Prepared: You May Need to be Self Sufficient for Three to Five Days It seems as though natural disasters are occurring more often these days meaning that emergency preparedness is gnawing at the edge of our collective consciousness; it reinforces the need for all of us to be preparedRead More