SUMMER EMERGENCY TIPS
With summer right around the corner, summer emergencies sometimes happen. However, there are several things that you can do that are precautionary and just may save your life.
Safe swimming is paramount. The American Red Cross offers recommendations to ensure you can stay safe when you swim at a beach or swimming pool, and these include:
Camping is an excellent way to get outside and enjoy the outdoors with family members and friends. If you decide to go camping this summer, there are many ways to protect yourself against injuries and diseases, such as:
Having the ability to administer first aid during an emergency is crucial. If you have the skills and knowledge to support an individual who is drowning, experiencing sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) or suffering from any other illness or condition, you could prevent the loss of life in an emergency.
Many emergency training classes are available, and these include:
For those who want to earn basic first aid, CPR or other emergency training certifications, classes from Help-A-Heart CPR are the perfect skill-set to prepare for your summer. Help-A-Heart CPR offers a variety of emergency training courses, all of which blend hands-on and classroom lessons and are taught by expert instructors. To find out more about our emergency training classes, please contact us today at (210) 380-5344.
Dr. Tracy A. Jones is an American Heart Association, ASHI, and American Red Cross Master Program Trainer, Instructor, & AHA Faculty Member located in San Antonio, Texas.