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Your Health and Safety on the Road
Your Health and Safety on the Road

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What Should Your First Aid Kit Contain?

With a well-stocked first aid kit, you can deal with injuries and minor accidents. Specifically, here are the basic supplies you should have:

• Plaster, sterile gauze dressings, and bandages
• Safety pins, sticky tape, and cleansing wipes
• Skin rash, antiseptic, and antihistamine cream
• Painkillers
• Scissors, a thermometer, and tweezers

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How to Avoid Slip and Fall Accidents at Home

Slip and fall accidents are among the leading reasons why people call for an ambulance service. Here’s how to make your home safe enough to help you avoid these accidents:

• Install handrails on the stairs.
• Have slip-resistant doorway rugs.
• Opt for slip-resistant flooring material.
• Make sure the flooring is always dry.
• Set up assistive devices for children and older adults.

#PreventionTips #ForceEMS
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First Aid Procedures for Heat Stroke Patients

A heat stroke really calls for an ambulance service. But while waiting for the vehicle, loosen the garments of the person and transfer them to a cooler place. Let them drink water.

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Basic Safety Tips if You Have Elderly People at Home

If you have senior citizens living with you at home, be sure that the interior and exterior areas are safe for them to avoid emergencies. Specifically, you can do these tips:

• Set up lights along the way to the bathroom.

• Use grab bars in the bathroom.

• Hire a homemaking expert to keep the home organized.

• Install slip-resistant flooring.

All these are meant to ensure that seniors won’t have mobility difficulties, which can lead to slip and fall injuries.

#SafetyTips #ForceEMS
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Top Reason You Should Have a First Aid Kit at Home

Did you know that having a first aid kit at home with all the necessary supplies can spell the difference between life and death? Saving a person actually starts right where the accident happens and even before the ambulance arrives. This means that if the accident happens at home and you have a first aid kit, it’s highly likely that the person will receive immediate relief while waiting for the vehicle.

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What Alena Graedon Says About Emergency

“One single word – like EMERGENCY or love – can revise a whole night. A whole life.” - Alena Graedon

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How to Ensure Children Remain Calm Inside the Ambulance

Children are quite panicky, especially if they’re on the receiving end of an emergency situation. The best way to help children calm down is by talking to them. Distract them with some good talk and assure them that there’s going to be a solution to the emergency at hand, be it a health emergency or a road accident.

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Here’s Why Presence of Mind is Important During Emergencies

It’s easy to panic during emergencies. However, if you want to be able to help resolve these stressful situations, be sure to keep a calm attitude. Presence of mind is necessary to ensure that you can respond to the needs of both the patient and the medics whenever your help is necessary. It can also help you avoid actions that will aggravate the situation.

#PresenceOfMind #ForceEMS
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A Closer Look at Our Mobile Intensive Care

While in transit to the hospital, the patient might be in need of intensive care. This is the reason Force EMS vehicles have mobile intensive care equipment and tools.

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The Top Emergency Service Providers

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