3 May 2016

Heat Emergencies – first aid and awareness

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Heat Emergencies – first aid and awareness As the warmer months approach we often don’t realize that our bodies take some time to get used to the nice temperatures. In Alberta let’s face it we live in the land of extremes – we worry about hypothermia in the winter and heat stroke in the summer....
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19 Apr 2016

First Aid Kit Tips

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First Aid Kit Tips When we think about our first aid kits – well we head to the local drug store or big box store and grab the biggest one we can find. As we use the items in this kit we find that while some of the items are perfect there are others –...
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15 Apr 2016

Dangerous Gases in the Home

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Dangerous Gases in the Home When we think about dangerous gases we often think about CO2 in the garage and H2S on the work site but there are other more common substances that can create toxic fumes on our homes. Basic household chemicals like bleach on their own aren’t good for us but when mixed...
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12 Apr 2016

Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

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Heart Attack Symptoms in Women We often think that men and women are the same – both genders are human so things should be the same. However there’s been new research that shows that the symptoms of heart attack in women are very different from those of our opposite gender. I have found a very...
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19 Jan 2016

CPR and AED Training

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CPR and AED Training I was watching the news this morning and came across this article about the fatality rates among high rise apartment living and it got me thinking about how many students have expressed to me that they wouldn’t feel entirely comfortable using an AED. They are an extraordinary tool we have as...
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4 Jan 2016

Length of training for Truck Driving

Length of training for Truck Driving  Tammy took some time this week to add up the hours each student has taken to complete their Class 1 training with us.  She recorded everything from when we re-located here to Lacombe in July till now, mid-December, and the numbers were interesting.  Some students have taken as little...
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29 Dec 2015

Safe Driving Tips

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Safe Driving Tips Hay everyone, just a few words about driving and sharing the roads with big trucks. We all travel the highways and are faced with the dilemma about the big trucks – for some it can be intimidating but if you know what the truck driver sees, it makes a big difference, There...
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23 Dec 2015

Children’s classes in Lacombe

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Children’s classes in Lacombe MTS is excited to announce that we have added the Home Alone Program (8-12yrs) and the Babysitting Course (12yrs+) Sponsored by the Canada Safety Council.  We’ve already held two classes and are getting positive feedback from students and parents.  The courses run on Saturdays, and there’s lotsa free drinks, snacks, and...
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