First Aid Treatment Recommendations
HELPING SOMEONE WITH HYPOTHERMIA
Hypothermia is a medical condition that occurs when your body loses heat faster than it can produce heat, resulting in a dangerously low body temperature. Normal body temperature is around 98.6°F (37°C), but if your body temperature falls below 95°F (35°C), you have...
HELPING SOMEONE WITH PSYCHOSIS
Helping someone who is experiencing first-time psychosis: Psychosis is a serious mental health condition characterized by a loss of contact with reality. This can be a temporary situation brought on by drugs or stress or it can be a result of an undiagnosed...
WHO ENFORCES DENTAL REGULATORY COMPLIANCE IN ONTARIO?
I have received many questions from dentists regarding the regulatory processes for the dental profession. In this blog, I will briefly discuss the bodies responsible for monitoring dental practices and what dentists can expect during an investigation. The Ontario...
EYE WASH STATIONS IN DENTAL OFFICES
As the Ministry of Labour continues to crack down on health and safety compliance there has been much uncertainty around eye wash station requirements for dental offices. While there does not appear to be concrete guidelines on eye wash unit specifications for...
ARE AEDS (DEFIBRILLATORS) REQUIRED IN DENTAL OFFICES?
This is a question that seems to be arising more often during my consultations with dentists. First let me provide some background information: AEDs (i.e. Automatic External Defibrillators), when applied to a patient that is unconscious and not breathing, can "reset"...
WHICH STAFF TRAININGS ARE REQUIRED FOR DENTAL OFFICES IN ONTARIO?
There are multiple legislative acts—enforced by several regulatory organizations— that govern dental practice in Ontario. Two principal regulatory bodies include the Ministry of Labour and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. Owners of dental practices are...
TO SHOCK OR NOT TO SHOCK?
A Case Study in AED Usage During Medical Emergencies Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) have made lay-rescuers an indispensible link in the chain of survival. It is important, however, for first responders to remember the basics: AEDs should be applied to...
How Does Canada’s New Anti-spam Legislation Effect Dental Practices?
Introduction IMPORTANT NOTICE: The information below has been sourced from the Government of Canada's anti-spam website and does not constitute legal advice. Those seeking more specific information are encouraged to consult with their own legal council or the...
NEW TRAINING FACILITY
SAJE Vital Signs is excited to open its new Public Training Facility at 6355 Kennedy Road (Units 2 and 3) in Mississauga, where it offer its first course in December 2017.
SAJE vital Signs has trained over 260,000 candidates in CPR & First Aid since 1997, and now Ontario's top emergency response training provider. If you have any questions regarding our course or training details, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you..
6355 Kennedy Road Units 2 & 3
Mississauga ON L5T 2L5
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