EMS – 10 Reasons to call them

There are a whole heap of reasons to call EMS – the main one being ‘you think you need them’. Still it’s a question we get asked regularly and the OFA1 course does include ten reasons to call EMS so here they are! Dangers are Present: Just...

What to say to someone while you’re doing first aid on them

Wow, we get some interesting questions from blog visitors. It’s hard to know where to start with this one as it seems to come instinctively now – just be yourself. Still, there are some hints and tips we can share about what to say to someone while you’re...

EMS – What to say and Who arrives?

Just what should I say when calling EMS? What happens next? What else will they do/ask me? Who arrives when I call? There seem to be common themes to some of the questions people type in to a search engine before they arrive here at our site. So today’s post...

Disaster preparedness – Emergencies are Sexy?

Emergencies are Sexy – really? Let’s be honest, there’s nothing pleasant about being caught in the middle of a disaster. But perhaps, just perhaps, surviving an emergency unharmed, with that special person could, in fact, be sexy. Maybe we’ve...

Emergency Planning – Fire Safety

Earlier we talked about having a plan of emergency escape routes for your home – hope you did one because today we’re going to carry on the emergency preparedness theme by improving on the plan and discussing fire safety and fire safety training. Fire...
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