What to do if your car is sinking in water

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https://youtu.be/fymjbkGSta8 Escape from sinking car demonstration. If…
Good Samaritan Storm Troopers

What are Good Samaritan laws?

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Good Samaritan laws are in place to protect first aiders from…

Brrr...it's Cold Outside

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Well, it's February and winter finally hit Victoria. With our…

KonMari: Declutter Your Emergency Preparedness Kit

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Have you read the book or seen the new Netflix special starring…

How to Prepare for the Next Power Outage

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BC Hydro Outage Map
Marine Advanced First Aid

Marine Advanced First Aid...on a boat!

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Sometimes classroom learning just isn't enough - a couple months…

Do You Know The Warning Signs Of A Stroke?

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Recognizing the signs of a stroke early could save a life. The…

Child Safety Checklist

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Children can be fun and amazing, but they can also be prone…
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Responding to an Emergency - How to Prepare

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Emergencies come in all different forms - natural disasters,…

Introducing Psychological First Aid!

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The Canadian Red Cross has just launched their new Psychological…
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Always Wear Pants When Handling a Blade

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I had just arrived in a town I had moved to for work. While…
First-Aid Kit

Updated WorkSafeBC First-Aid Regulations!

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Did you know that WorkSafeBC just updated their first-aid regulations?  That's…

Disaster Preparedness with the Red Cross

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David Fraser, with the Canadian Red Cross, provides important…
First-Aid Kit

Hacks to Handle Deadly Bleeds Without A First-Aid Kit

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In a perfect world, absolutely everyone would have a first-aid…

Are you EMA licensed? You could be OFA certified.

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As of July 1, 2018, as a result of revisions made to the WorkSafeBC…

Basic Life Support - A Brand New Program

The Canadian Red Cross has just launched their BLS (Basic Life…

Causes of Food Poisoning

Foodborne illness (or food poisoning) happens when a person gets…

Get ready for an earthquake with the 2018 Great British Columbia ShakeOut!

On October 18 at 10:18am, millions of people worldwide will practice…
Emergency Kit

How to Build an Emergency Kit You Can Be Proud Of

Let's talk emergency preparedness. Do you have an emergency kit…

Alert Hero: Debra Henry

My name is Debra Henry. I took a first aid course through Alert…
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How Your Company Can Become WorkSafeBC Compliant in 5 Easy Steps

Did you know that WorkSafeBC has rules about first aid training…
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Why I Carry a Pocket Mask (and You Should Too)

My keys are already a little bulkier than most, with car keys,…