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Archive for August, 2020

The Future of Emergency Response: Soon, AEDs will be flying to Your Location.


Date: August 29th, 2020

Flying Automated External Defibrillators to Emergency Zones

If drones can deliver that hot pizza order to your doorstep in a jiffy then incorporating them in an emergency response strategy is not a bad idea.

No doubt, drones aka UAVs or unmanned aerial vehicles can attain the need for speed in saving lives of victims who collapse all of a sudden— and would benefit from an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Flying AEDs to emergency zones can help save more lives. Though an AED device is not a must-have when initiating cardiopulmonary resuscitation, its availability and use can help increase the chances of a successful CPR.

Body Fluids and Blood from Pet Can Transmit Infections to Humans.


Date: August 22nd, 2020

Bloodborne Pathogens and Other Infects You Can Contract from Pets.

The risk of exposure to human blood is well known to many people— and we pay much attention paid when dealing with it. Nevertheless, little said about dealing with exposure to pet blood, particularly blood from cats and dogs.

Human blood can contain bacteria which can lead to serious illness such as HIV, MRSA, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B.  These viruses are referred to bloodborne pathogens. But most people do not understand how certain diseases can be passed by from pets to human.

How to Get YourWorkplace Ready for an Earthquake Emergency


Date: August 15th, 2020

First Aid Kit and Emergency Preparedness for Earthquakes

An earthquake is a sudden shake of the earth that happens suddenly without a warning. The shock is short-lived but is known to cause considerable damage.

 Though experts can try to predict some earthquakes, many tremors still happen without warnings. Identifying potential hazards and planning can reduce the impact of an earthquake in your workplace.

Earthquake Emergency Readiness.

How to design your First aid kit for international travel


Date: August 8th, 2020

Packing a Custom-Made, First Aid Kit Is Crucial for Any International Travel

Accidents tend to happen when you least expect it. For this reason, it is always crucial to pack a first aid kit when you’re traveling. First aid kits come in handy, especially during international travel where people go to unfamiliar or dangerous places.

Designing a custom-made, first aid kit allows you to create a reliable kit that fits your specific needs. During international travel, you may get injuries and sudden sicknesses that require emergency remedial action. Still, with a first aid box, you can use emergency aid assistance when necessary.

How Hotels Can Protect Their Staff from Blood Borne Diseases and Pathogens


Date: August 1st, 2020


Tracing the Corona Virus to its Source

You may think Professor Gabriel Leung from Hong Kong is a pessimist for predicting the figures you are about to hear until you discover more about him.

“40, 50, even 60 percent…” is his response to the question of how far the virus could impact the world when speaking in a documentary by 60 Minutes, an Australian investigative program.

That translates to anything between 45 to 60 million, given its transmission rate and the fact that people continue to mingle on a daily basis.

And the man (Prof. Leung) is not mad having been on the forefront to fighting SARS back in 2002.

Still the World Health Organization (WHO) won’t declare Corona Virus a Pandemic which has raised reaction among critics citing the Chinese government as an obstacle.

But the Professor is positive that maybe it is not the right time to go public with such an announcement.