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Why Lifeguarding is a Great Job

Posted by Sami Leonis on Jan 22, 2020 9:57:51 AM

Lifeguarding may come across to some as an intimidating, physically demanding job. Many people are scared away from the idea of lifeguarding and being responsible for the safety of others. In reality, lifeguarding is a wonderful, rewarding job, full of many different benefits for those who take the leap and become trained. This blog explores those benefits and gives some resources to finding a certification class and applying for a lifeguarding job near you.

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Keeping Your Team Safe- Why We Should All Know CPR

Posted by Sami Leonis on Jan 15, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Most employees in businesses all over the world do not have the knowledge of how to perform CPR in the event of a cardiac emergency in the workplace.  Educating your team on how to react in an emergency situation, specifically one that requires CPR, could be the difference between a life and death outcome.  There are multiple reasons why keeping your team safe by completing a CPR/AED and First Aid certification course is a crucial aspect to any business, which we will explore below. 

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Things I Want to Know Before I Become a Parent

Posted by Sami Leonis on Jan 8, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Becoming a parent can be an entirely overwhelming transformation.  Most expecting parents spend so much time reading books, reading blogs, and seeking tips from others on what to expect and how best to be prepared for their new bundle of joy.  With so much information out in the world on how to prepare, it is easy to become overwhelmed and stressed out about all of the different tips for preparation.  We have come up with the three most important things that we think would most benefit an expecting family.

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What If Someone Collapses While I am Working Out?

Posted by Sami Leonis on Jan 2, 2020 9:00:00 AM

With so many different exercise programs existing today, it is becoming increasingly more possible for individuals to overexert themselves in a fitness setting.  Being prepared to spring into action in the event of an emergency at the gym, in a fitness class, or even simply walking down the street, can be the difference between a life or death situation.  There are different steps to follow in these situations, whether you are trained or not.  To figure out what you can do to be prepared in the event of a peer collapsing during your workout, follow these helpful tips. Please note that if an individual collapses and is unresponsive, 911 should be called immediately, before anything else is done.

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Team Building at Work: Simple Workplace Activities

Posted by Daylen Degelsmith on Dec 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Team building exercises can be a great way to get to know the people you work closely with. From activities to boost creativity to social gatherings, we can better understand how to work best with our coworkers and peers.  When we work together with people on projects, it is important for the team to know and trust each other to be able to work cohesively and effectively together. There are so many different ways to get to know your team better and build trust amongst the team - read up on our favorites below!

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The Best Gift to Give This Holiday Season: Saving a Life

Posted by Erica Funk on Dec 11, 2019 9:00:00 AM

With the Holiday season approaching quickly, there is no better time to give the gift of saving lives. How about giving loved ones CPR and First Aid education and training for life saving skills? It’s an extremely thoughtful gift and unfortunately a gift that many don’t think will be useful until faced with an incident. I never thought to give a loved one this type of gift until I got the dreaded phone call that my father was in the hospital because he became unconscious from choking. Thankfully, a bystander nearby had basic CPR and First Aid training was able to instantly react to save his life. If that bystander wasn’t there and knowing that no one else in my family has training, my father would have had a different outcome.

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Choking in Babies: Foods to Avoid This Holiday Season

Posted by Sami Leonis on Dec 4, 2019 11:54:15 AM

With the holidays right around the corner, there is no better time than now to educate yourself on foods to avoid feeding your baby to prevent the risk of choking.  Choking is a very common tragedy amongst young children.  At least one child is lost every five days, due to choking related casualties.  There are many different foods to avoid feeding babies.  In addition, there are ways to educate yourself on choking prevention techniques.  Parents are strongly encouraged to become CPR/AED & First Aid certified, in order to learn life-saving techniques like CPR and the Heimlich maneuver.  Below, find a list of potentially dangerous foods to feed your baby: 

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The Difference Between Blended Learning and Full Service Courses

Posted by premierhealthandsafety on Oct 2, 2019 11:15:00 AM

Everyone learns differently, which is why we offer courses in multiple styles. Whether you are a hands on learner or prefer learning from home, we have classes to accommodate your needs! Let us help you find what class works best for you.

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Why Everyone in Your Office Should Know CPR

Posted by premierhealthandsafety on Sep 18, 2019 11:30:00 AM

You never know when or where accidents will happen; with so much time being spent at the workplace, it is a good idea to be prepared in case of emergency. One of the best safety skills to have as an employee is CPR, here’s a few reasons why:

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The Importance of Getting a Babysitter Certification

Posted by premierhealthandsafety on Sep 4, 2019 11:30:00 AM

Babysitting is a fun way to make some money for middle school and high school students, but child care also comes with big responsibilities. While the necessities for child care may seem like common sense, many preteens and teens are unprepared when emergencies arise. Taking babysitting courses can help prepare you for any issue you may encounter while watching over kids.

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