Back to school first aid health and safety
While summer is in full swing, families are enjoying their summer break. Before too long however, it will be "back to school time". Summer is the perfect time to plan and prepare for the next upcoming school year. With this in mind, we wanted to highlight 3 important areas you and your child should plan for and discuss. Spend a minute and learn about school health, first aid and safety.
10 great reasons why you need a first aid kit
There will be a time in your life when you wish you had a first aid kit close by. Famous last words from a company who markets these items all over the United States, but it’s true. We hear stories all the time about people who get injured and didn’t have a first aid kit. We believe so strongly about this issue we’ve listed 10 great reasons why you need a first aid kit.
Where should a school keep their first aid supplies?
With over 75 million public school & university students enrolled here in the United States, preparing for injuries is a top priority. From playground scrapes to homeland terror incidents, first aid supplies for all types of emergency situations must be available. Many people have asked "where should a school keep their first aid supplies?". Let's look at these 5 tips to help determine where to place your school first aid supplies.
Workplace first aid advice from OSHA
OSHA has written advice for workplace first aid. When it comes to first aid supplies, they get right to the point. We've summarized these for your quick reading but have also included a link to the complete document. Get your workplace first aid program moving forward. Read this relevant article now.
6 reasons why MFASCO is first choice for first aid supplies
Website reviews are an important part of deciding where to shop online. Did you know that our customers write product and site reviews at MFASCO Health & Safety? Take a look at the last 6 website reviews our customers wrote. These are the last 6 site reviews we received at the time we wrote this article. Our customers share 6 reasons why we are their first choice for first aid supplies. We have listed them below for your convenience.
Vocational school safety eyewear
Vocational or trade schools are an excellent post-secondary education option for students seeking specific, career-related training. Instructors can better ensure the well-being of these budding professionals by providing them with the necessary safety eyewear.
3 Step guide to ANSI first aid compliance
With the start date of the new ANSI 2015 first aid supplies requirements taking place in June of 2016, we have put together this short 3 step guide to ANSI first aid compliance. You will learn how to: 1. Determine what ANSI first aid kit you need 2. Select the appropriate kit for your facility 3. Maintain & refill your ANSI kit.
Bandaid Size Chart
Adhesive bandages are used to protect skin and promote healing of minor cuts, scrapes and burns. The Band-Aid® size chart displays the most common types of adhesive bandages. Whether you work in a factory or play outside, cuts and scrapes are common injuries everyone experiences. Click on a bandage type for more information.
Summer allergy relief
Whether you're the leader of a Girl Scouts troop, about to begin all of those outdoor summer activities, or you're a camp counselor, responsible for dozens of kids while embarking on woodland adventures, you'll undoubtedly run into a few runny noses and sore throats. More than likely, these hay fever symptoms will stem from summer allergies, which are very common ailments. In fact, according to the World Health Organization, the sensitization rates for one or more common allergens in school-aged children are reaching between 40 and 50 percent. The high prevalence among kids puts allergy relief at the forefront of summer defenses, so find out how you can be prepared:
First aid in schools
Safety should be a top priority in the classroom, so teachers must keep a plentiful stock of the appropriate medical supplies and stay up to date on proper first aid procedures. You can't always prevent accidents from happening, especially when you're in charge of 20 or so students at a time. It's essential for teachers to be prepared for common classroom injuries like scrapes, cuts and burns. Follow this guide to enhance your classroom first aid strategy.