Play it Safe This 4th

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Happy Independence Day! The 4th of July is today and many people will enjoy fireworks or fire up the grill for a backyard barbecue, and we all know that the potential injury, burns and fires can result if we are not careful. Between June 22, 2012 and July 22, 2012, more than 5,000 consumers were treated in hospital emergency rooms due …

National Safe Boating Week

National Safe Boating Week comes ashore May 18 through 24

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Gig Harbor, WA – May 13th, 2019 – It’s no accident that the National Safe Boating Week campaign coincides with the beginning of boating and fishing seasons. During this year’s campaign, May 18 through 24, boating safety professionals and marine law enforcement from around the state are increasing the emphasis on boating safety while encouraging people to have fun on Washington’s beautiful waters. “Of course, …

Boating Season Safety Tips

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Most critical boating accidents stem from these 11 events. Zach Stovall Boating accidents make news. Maybe it’s a throwback to the great tales of misadventure at sea. Maybe it’s their novelty; many mundane activities are statistically riskier. But beyond the headlines, one or more of a relative handful of causes are usually to blame, says Randy Vance, editor-at-large at Boating. …

Free Vessel Safety Checks

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A Vessel Safety Check (VSC) is performed at your boat − ranging in locations from boat to your driveway. A vessel safety check usually takes 15 to 30 minutes, depending upon the size of your boat What’s In it For Me? Vessels passing safety checks are awarded a U.S. Coast Guard / Auxiliary Decal that informs: Coast Guard / Auxiliary …

Awake During CPR?? WHAT NOW?

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This video is from my favorite Doc, ZUBIN DAMANIA, MD.   UCSF/Stanford trained internal medicine physician and founder of Turntable Health, an innovative primary care clinic and model for Health 3.0 that was part of an ambitious urban revitalization movement in Las Vegas spearheaded by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh. During a decade-long career as a hospitalist at Stanford, Doctor Damania led a shadow life performing stand-up comedy …

How to Stop the Bleed

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How to Stop the Bleed Today we live in a world where terrorism, the actions of unstable people, and the dangerous impulses of friends and relatives are very real and becoming increasingly more frequent. Massive bleeding from any cause, but particularly from an active shooter or explosive event where a response is delayed can result in death. Similar to how …

Choking Baby… Would you know what to do?

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Choking Baby! Would you know what to do? We teach the correct skills to deal with choking in our Pediatric – Adult First Aid CPR/AED course. Sign up for a class today via our website at https://www.northwestresponse.com/courses/ PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — A Palm Beach Gardens police officer is being credited with saving the life of a 14-month-old girl who …

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Northwest First Aid & Northwest Response Merge

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Since 2012 Northwest First Aid & Northwest Response have operated independently of each other, however in late 2017 the team decided to join together the two entities into one operation, combining both our west coast emergency medical response operations and our EMS training under a single company “Northwest Response.” Over the past six years Northwest First Aid has provided “stand-by” event …