Tag: First Aid and CPR

AED and quick response saved a man’s life at Canada Games Complex

A 64-year old man collapsed while playing squash and saved by an AED. The availability of a public defibrillator and the rapid action by the staff at the Canada Games Complex and the Thunder Bay paramedics were given credit for saving the life of the man. Based on a written release, a 64-year old man collapsed […]

Areas of Toronto require life-saving defibrillators

The public defibrillators can be found in several places, but a new study suggests parts of downtown Toronto are under served. The defibrillators are utilized to deliver a shock to the heart to restore its normal rhythm and credited to help save lives. Accessibility of AEDs According to a University of Toronto engineering professor, there […]

IIO investigates after Abbotsford police officer gives CPR

The civilian-led body investigates after a Salt Spring RCMP officer performed CPR. The officer performed CPR to an unresponsive man and he was later declared dead. The Independent Investigations Office is investigating after Abbotsford police officers performed CPR to an unconscious man who did not survive. Unforeseen demise The Abbotsford Police Department responded to a call regarding […]

Possible victim of Beddington Heights incident given first aid care

The Calgary police are investigating damage to a house and vehicle after gunshots. The gunshots were heard in a northeast community. The officers responded to reports of gunshots heart in the 100 block of Beddington Circle N.E. at around 8 PM. According to the police, they discovered bullet holes in a vehicle. At the house, […]

Coincidental role of N.L. health minister who used CPR to save a life

John Haggie emphasizes the importance of the life-saving training. First aid and CPR training is highly beneficial for anyone. Saving a life Saving a life of a man is considered as an act of heroism but one Newfoundland and Labrador politician is downplaying his action. He hopes to spur others to undergo life-saving training such […]

Whistler Blackcomb snowboarder was not revived by CPR

An adult male snowboarder died while on Whistler Blackcomb due to an accident 3 days after opening for the season. The unconscious snowboarder was found at Whistler Blackcomb and later declared dead. He fell in an area of the ski hill with difficult terrain. Dangers while on the ice The ski patrol responded to a […]

Falconridge shooting victim given first aid care

A person was quickly rushed to a healthcare facility after a shooting. The incident occurred in the northeast region of the city. Shooting incident It was after 7:30 PM when the emergency crews attended the 100 block of Falton Close N.E. According to Sgt. David Fakas, they found a man in his 30s with a gunshot […]

Skier’s rescue from B.C. mountain required first aid measures

A backcountry skier’s fall into a hidden tree well was a successful rescue but it serves as a warning to others. Based on a statement by Terrace Search and Rescue, the crews were called at around 3:20 PM to the backcountry of Shames Mountain, west of Terrace. Two local men, in their early 40s were […]

Fringe performer’s visit takes a serious turn where CPR is needed

Chris Parsons encourages everyone that knowing how to perform CPR is a useful skill. Parsons is a street performer with the stage name Chris Without the Hat. While in Saskatoon to perform at the Fringe Festival, he had to perform CPR to help a man breathe again. Importance of CPR training According to Parsons, he […]

Longueuil baby saved after near drowning

A 1-year old boy was saved after near drowning in the family’s swimming pool in Longueuil. Watery rescue According to the police, the baby fell into the water and knocked his head. One of the relatives found the child unconscious in the pool. According to Longueuil police spokesperson, Stephanie Jalbert, they got a call around 8:50 PM. […]