Monday, January 12, 2015

7 ways to prevent heart attack, cardiac arrest or stroke while shovelling snow

~ 7 ways to prevent heart attack, cardiac arrest or #stroke while shovelling snow

With a snow storm forecasted for us this week in Manitoba, friends, please consider the following advise to prevent cardiac arrest, heart attack or stroke!

1. Avoid shovelling if you have any symptoms of heart disease or have had a heart attack in the past.

2. Be cautious when using snow blowers.

3. Dress warmly and in layers.

4. Hold the booze and caffeine.

5. Shovel a little bit at once and ease into it.

6. Protect your back.

7. Warm-up, hydrate and cool down.

#FirstAid #Manitoba

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Canadian First Aid Training Ltd. - Leading AED Provider in Manitoba !

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Heart and Stroke Foundation National AED Program

#AED's / #defibrillators are up for grabs for all types of fitness locations such as arenas, curling clubs, community centres & gyms. All you have to do is apply. Canadian First-Aid Training Ltd. have been involved with the Heart and Stroke Manitoba & Canada to place hundreds of donated AEDs in the past few years! It's worth a try!

Click on the following link and submit the application to the HSF directly!

How to apply for your community AED:
- To request a defibrillator for your facility, click here to complete and submit the application form
- For information on the National AED Program, read our Frequently Asked Questions
- Additional questions about the Foundation’s AED programs can be sent to:
Our goal is for every Canadian to learn CPR and to know how to use an AED in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest ─ and to take action.

Monday, December 1, 2014

How shovelling snow can 'shock' your heart

Digging yourself out after a large snowfall can be "a shock to the system," says Matthew Mayer, a senior specialist of research at the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.

"We know that most Canadians are inactive and in most cases unfit, and when we get these big snowfalls and go out shovelling, sometimes, the literal physical stress we put on our body is just too much."

A further look into this discusses how shovelling snow can "shock" your heart unless you are very fit.

Read on for the full story.

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

AED defibrillator helps save teen hockey player's life - Toronto, Canada

AED defibrillator helps save teen hockey player's life.

13-year-old Ali Khaleghi's heart stopped during hockey game in North York Ontario on November 14th.
The arena operator says they're lucky that the right equipment and people were on site to save Khaleghi.
Two persons began CPR and used the Automated External Defibrillator on site to save his life.

Ali is now is still inhospital but breathing on his own!
Great story.

Click Here for CBC's video!

Thursday, November 13, 2014

November is CPR Month !

~November is CPR Month. To register for a First Aid & #CPR / #AED class in #Winnipeg / #Manitoba contact us (Authorized Training Partner) Canadian First-Aid Training Ltd. at (204) 233-2328 or email today at

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Defibrillator Law (AEDs) - Manitoba Update

~Manitoba is the first province to pass the Public Access Defibrillator Act - Bill 20 making AEDs available in public places!

Further to this, the Government of Manitoba has since placed 1,000 AEDs to public places in Manitoba! For a list of the places required to have AEDs installed in their locations click on the following link:

Should you or your organization still need to purchase an AED or would like some information to place one in your facility, please call us at (204) 233-CFAT (2328)

Photo credit: Owner of Canadian First-Aid Training Ltd., Christian Clavelle, was on BTWinnipeg on Dec. 17/12 to demonstrate how easy it is to use a Philips AED (Automated External Defibrillator)