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Tag: First aid training

Plumber saves choking man with first aid measure in Abbotsford

Josh Gray arrived at his first call of the day when a frantic woman asked for assistance. Josh Gray had no idea when he went to work 2 weeks ago that he was going to save a man’s life. Gray is a plumbing technician with Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Fraser Valley. When he pulled up […]

Pedestrian given first aid care dies after hit by car in Abbotsford

A collision occurred at Marshall and McCallum roads. The 19-year old pedestrian died early this morning after hit by a vehicle last night in Abbotsford. The police were called around 9:40 PM to the intersection of McCallum and Marshall roads where they discovered a severely injured teen on the ground. Danger in the road According […]

Victims of avalanche near Fernie given first aid

The Fernie Search and Rescue retrieve skiers injured by size 2 avalanche. A group of skiers triggered a size 2 avalanche in Orca Bowl outside the Fernie Alpine Resort. Out of the 11 skiers, 6 were affected by the slide. One of the members was carried 300 meters down the slope by the avalanche. Icy […]

Rapid delivery of first aid measure saves the life of a woman

If not for the quick thinking and first aid training of a server, Rachel Brien is not sure if she was still alive today. Rapid action to save a life She was out on a dinner at Ricky’s Country Restaurant on Marshall Road with her 20-year old son. She ordered a breakfast meal for dinner […]

Man discovered unconscious in a condominium pool given CPR

A security guard discovered a man at the bottom of a pool. It was on the 27th floor of the building near Lafontaine Park around 5:20 AM. Watery ordeal A man possibly in his 30s was found unconscious early in Sunday morning. He was found in the indoor pool of a condominium complex in Papineau Ave. […]

Child saved with CPR after choking on scarf recovering in hospital

A child is under treatment in a healthcare facility after her scarf was caught in playground equipment and choked her. Playground accident The police were requested to help with the paramedics and fire department at a school playground at O.S. Geiger School in the northeast neighborhood of Castleridge. The report is about a medical emergency. […]

CPR on girl choking on scarf saved her life

A young girl was choked after her scarf got caught on the playground. Supervisors were present at a northeast Calgary school but parents at O.S Geiger School are raising concerns on how the school managed the incident. Unexpected incident The police were called to help the paramedics and fire department at the school playground in […]

Clarenville first responder receives life-saving award

A Clarenville man was given recognition for saving the life of a man while working at the Hebron Gravity Base Structure site. Adrian Tarrant of Clarenville together with Jamie Budden and Ashley Perham were among the recipients to receive an award for their acts of bravery. The trio worked together to save the life of […]

Victim of overdose given CPR

The death of an inmate in the medium-security unit at Collins Bay Institution was due to a drug overdose. The inmate, identified as Shane Elliott Gammie, 35-year old, died on Saturday. Gammie was serving a sentence of 5 years, 9 months and 15 days on convictions from breaking and entering, firearm use and possession of […]

Off-duty Surrey RCMP officer helps save a man’s life with CPR

A 66-year old Delta man is doing fine and breathing after an off-duty Surrey RCMP officer performed CPR after an apparent heart attack. According to the police, the officer was on his way to work when he was flagged down. A male driver is experiencing medical distress inside his vehicle which was stopped in the […]