dry drowning and secondary drowning

Dry Drowning & Secondary Drowning: Symptoms and Warning Signs

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What Is ‘Dry Drowning’? You pay close attention to your kids when they’re swimming or playing in the pool, splashing in the ocean. You make sure a lifeguard is on hand, and you never leave your little ones alone near any water — even the tub. And that’s the right thing to do. But there’s still more you can do …

Trawler Fest 2018

Thomas Bliss CPR and AED Training, Emergency Medical Responder, First Aid Tips Leave a Comment

Attendees Download>> “Vessel Emergency Response Handout” Information about  Safety & Rescue at Sea Course The goal of “Safety and Rescue at Sea” is to prepare captains to be as safe as possible when heading offshore. To be sure, there are plenty of specific tips, but the real value of the course is the philosophy of safety and risk that it …

sea sickness, motion sickness

Seasickness or Motion Sickness, whatever you call it, it sucks!

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First Aid For Recreational Boaters   As I’ve shared earlier I have the amazing opportunity and pleasure of writing a course for “Boaters University” on basic first aid for the Recreational Boater. This course will be available through Boaters University in the Fall. While researching content that is specifically designed for the Recreational Boater, I have come across some real gems …

Boaters University First Aid

Boaters University Signs Three Instructors for 2018

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Boaters University, an online institution of nautical learning, has signed three new instructors for 2018. Chris Parker, Thomas Bliss and Mario Vittone will teach courses, respectively, in weather, first aid and safety at sea. The AIM Marine Group, publisher of marine magazines, founded Boaters University in June 2017 as a logical adjunct to its core mission of informing the boating …

Free CPR/AED Class With Purchase of Any Automated External Defibrillator

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Wouldn’t it be nice if all AED’s came with Complimentary Training? Two new surveys commissioned by the American Heart Association have revealed troubling results across key U.S. industries, indicating that employees are very unprepared for medical emergencies in the workplace. Among the top findings, the surveys found that most American employees have not received cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External …

264 First Aid, CPR/AED Students in October!?

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Thanksgiving Indeed! We certainly hope that you had a very Happy Thanksgiving. We had a lot to be thankful for and we owe much of that to you. We started Northwest Response in 2012 with one goal mind; to provide the best First Aid Training in Washington State. While the start up months and subsequent years were challenging, we persevered …

hypothermia children seattle

Environmental Medical Emergencies – Hypothermia

Thomas Bliss Emergency Preparedness, First Aid, First Aid Tips, First Aid Training For Teachers and Daycare Workers Leave a Comment

Hypothermia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments Hypothermia, or abnormally low body temperature, is a dangerous condition that can occur when a person is exposed to extremely cold temperatures. Stay safe this winter by learning more about hypothermia, including who is most at risk, signs and symptoms, and what to do if someone develops hypothermia. What is Hypothermia? Hypothermia is caused by …

Asbestos Awareness Training Seattle,Tacoma,Olympia

Annual Asbestos Awareness Training is Back!

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Northwest Response is Very Happy to Announce “on-site” Annual Asbestos Awareness Training in The Pacific Northwest.   This program is for Maintenance Workers, School Custodians, Restoration Contractors, Abatement Workers, Electricians,  Roofing Contractors, Flooring Contractors, Painters, Demolition Workers, Shipyard Workers, and more.  Annual Asbestos Awareness Training may be a requirement for your employees. If you need Asbestos Awareness Training and you …

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 …