5 Outdoor Health Tips - Part 1
Did you know that nearly half of all Americans participated in an outdoor activity in 2015. We love to be outdoors! Walking, boating, hiking, camping and other fun activities are a great way to experience nature and get some physical exercise but they can also create health concerns. This 2 part article will highlight 5 outdoor health & safety tips. Knowing what they are, how to treat them and even how we can prevent them will help us stay healthy and safe while enjoying our outdoor experience.
How to protect workers from poisonous plants this summer
Warm weather means more people are working outside. Seasonal projects, such as gardening, farming, roofing, painting and other tasks that require an employee to work out in nature can create unique health hazards. During warm months, people will be working side-by-side with flora that prospers during the spring and summer.
The most common summer camp injuries
Running a summer camp means taking responsibility for the health and safety of a large group of children. Combine kids' unpredictable behavior with the great outdoors and the act of preparing for all possible emergencies might seem daunting. There are ways to ensure a camp is ready to take responsibility for its campers.
10 great reason 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.
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.
Little league first aid supplies
Youth sports activities are in full swing during the spring and summer months which means cuts and scrapes. One of the most common questions little league type sports organizations ask is what goes in our first aid kit? Take a look at our simple guide to help you get your sports first aid kit together fast and easy.
What is Lyme Disease
As summer approaches and the weather warms up, more and more people will head out into the wilderness for recreation and relaxation. Some people may be concerned about sunburn, heat related illnesses or other common summer worries but very few will consider the hazards of Lyme disease. Most of us don't even know what Lyme disease is, let alone how to contract it, treat it, or even prevent it. According to WebMD, Lyme disease cases more than doubled between 1995-2015. This article will help us understand what Lyme disease is, how to identify it, how to treat it and how to prevent it from occurring.
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.
What you need to know about boating first aid
On a lake, ocean or sea, boating is a popular summer activity. As with all outdoor sports, boating first aid is important for staying safe and having fun while riding on the lake. Out on the open water, you'll be away from immediate medical assistance, so you need to be prepared for any emergency on the vessel. If you're taking the family on a weekend boating trip or plan to be cruising along the waves all summer long, it's important to keep these first aid tips in mind: