Help Emergency Personnel Help You

We spend a lot of time helping companies make their workplaces safer and helping their team members be better prepared for emergencies. In the age of remote and hybrid work, though, we also need to consider safety and emergency responses at home. Every second counts in an emergency, and that’s not when you want to […]

Beating the Heat: Summer Workplace Safety

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While many of us welcome the warmer temperatures at this time of year, summer heat presents a safety hazard in many workplaces. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has stepped up their monitoring and enforcement of workplace hazards related to heat stress in recent years. We tend to think of construction sites as the […]

Creating a Culture of Safety

Everyone wants a safer workplace, and many organizations partner with us for that reason, knowing that they and their teams will be better prepared to handle a cardiac emergency, other medical events or even an active assailant. While it’s vital to be prepared for unexpected events like those, statistics indicate that the majority of workplace […]

Spring Cleaning: Your First-Aid Kit

Here comes spring, when we look to clear out the clutter and start fresh. Closets, tool sheds, maybe even our vehicles are on the list for emptying and reorganizing. Here’s one more item for that list: your first aid kit, whether it’s in the workplace, at home or in your car or company vehicle. It’s […]

American Heart Month – Know the Warning Signs

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February is American Heart Month, when the American Heart Association focuses on raising awareness about a topic that’s obviously very meaningful to us here at Heart to Beat. It’s important to know how to respond to a cardiac emergency, and that’s a substantial part of our safety training programs. But early recognition of symptoms can […]

The Impact of Winter on Mental Health

Cold temperatures. Short days. Isolation. Many people struggle with the impact of winter on their mental well-being. The winter blues, also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), can cast a long shadow over mental health, affecting mood, energy levels, and overall outlook on life. There are several reasons why winter can have this effect on […]

Home for the Holidays? Winter Driving Safety

It’s the time of year when many of us travel by car to be with loved ones, and also when the weather turns cold and unpredictable. That combination can create some real problems, so let’s take a quick look at getting there safely over the holidays. Safety begins long before you leave, starting with making […]

Thankful for a Safe Holiday – Thanksgiving Safety Tips

It’s almost Thanksgiving, that uniquely American holiday when we gorge ourselves on food, football and family. It’s great to have a big crowd together to share a big meal, but in all that hubbub it’s easy to forget some safety basics. Here are a few tips for a safer holiday: There are more than twice […]

5 Steps to a More Secure Workplace

Workplace safety is always a concern on a number of fronts, from preventing intruders to responding in the event of a fire or other emergency. And an increasing number of cyber events are the result of physical infiltration of workplaces as well. There are several simple steps you can take towards a more secure workplace. […]

Heart Attack or Cardiac Arrest?

You’ll often hear the terms “heart attack” and “cardiac arrest” used interchangeably. While they’re undeniably related, they’re not the same thing. A heart attack is a circulation issue, while cardiac arrest is an electrical problem. Let’s take a look at the differences: Heart attack A heart attack results from a physical blockage of an artery […]