2013 Hurricane Season Forecast: Active and Strong

According to Accuweather.com, the 2013 hurricane season will be active and  have multiple strong storms.  Measured over the past 150 years, the probability and impact of hurricanes fluctuate every 30-40 years.  During the 1970s and 1980s the risks of a hurricane making landfall in the US  were minimal.  However, ever since the late 1980s, hurricanes […]

Hot Weather First Aid. Dealing with Heat Related Emergencies

While climate conditions and changing weather patterns fuel heated discussions about the long term effects of global warming, the U.S. and other parts of the world have experienced record hot weather in 2013.  There may be differences of opinion, but the end result is the same if someone you care about is injured or worse. […]

First Aid Supply Programs

Money saving tips for businesses! If your company has outsourced their first aid supply program, you probably don’t pay too much attention to your first aid kits. After all, that’s the idea. You focus on more important things and let someone else worry about making sure the medicine cabinet is stocked up. But with uncertainties in the […]

Poor Planning and 911 SNAFU Leads to Runners Death

Peter Haas, could not have known that he would collapse and ultimately die after completing the recent Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half Marathon and 5K run. Many will spend time in the near and foreseeable future leveling blame and pointing fingers relative to whose fault it was and why he died. Important questions come to […]

Emergencies Don’t Take Holidays

The happy season from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day has a dark side: year-round risks of heart attacks, fires and workplace injuries actually increase during this period. Cold weather puts extra stress on the heart, causing heart-related deaths to spike during the holidays. Space heaters and holiday decorations often spark fires in homes and businesses. […]