A button battery (also called coin cell / disk battery) is a small battery used in small portable electronic devices, for example, watches and vehicle keys. Lithium button batteries are commonly found in our… Source: www.firstaidforfree.comContinue Reading... No Comments.
A flail chest is a serious injury to the thorax (chest). Severe trauma to the chest wall may cause extensive disruption, with multiple rib and sternal fractures. When a segment of chest wall loses… Source: www.firstaidforfree.comContinue Reading... No Comments.
Tonic-clonic (convulsive) seizures, (formerly referred to as grand mal epilepsy) are what most people think of as epilepsy. There are four stages in this type of seizure. In this first aid blog post we… Source: www.firstaidforfree.comContinue Reading... No Comments.
A cerebrovascular event (CVE) is another term used to refer to a stroke. Strokes are sudden and have an immediate effect on the patient. A patient may become numb, weak or have paralysis on one… Source: www.firstaidforfree.comContinue Reading... No Comments.
The ‘FAST’ test is a commonly used tool to remember the key signs and symptoms of a stroke (cerebrovascular event, or CVE). The FAST test is widely taught on first aid/CPR courses globally. The… Source: www.firstaidforfree.comContinue Reading... No Comments.
Our hearts go out to those who have been most deeply affected by COVID-19. We appreciate the efforts of the local and global communities who are working hard to contain the spread and treat the ill. Safety is not just… The post Update on OSG Services – COVID-19 appeared first on OSG. Source: www.osg.caContinue Reading... No Comments.
A subarachnoid hemorrhage, sometimes known as a ‘bleed on the brain’, occurs when bleeding occurs in the subarachnoid space. The subarachnoid space lies beneath a layer of one of the brain’s coverings known as… Source: www.firstaidforfree.comContinue Reading... No Comments.
Estimate: 5 Min Read While most people are likely already familiar with COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus, as an employer you have a unique responsibility to develop sensible and safe policies to protect your workers. And though Canada has… The post Coronavirus: What Canadian Employers Need To Know appeared first on OSG. Source: […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak is an evolving situation affecting people and organizations around the world. OSG strives to do everything we can to help protect the health and safety of our clients, partners, and workers. Below are answers to… The post Coronavirus – Answers to Employers’ Frequently Asked Questions appeared first on OSG. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Following on from our previous blog, We’re with you every step of the way!, the appetite to help and engage with RoSPA Awards Entrants extends to the whole RoSPA Health & Safety Awards team. We caught up with two more members of the RoSPA team, Julia Small and Letty Hill, to find out how […]Continue Reading... No Comments.