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Worker dead from a fatal fall

A worker named Christopher “Adam” Carleton, 33 years old dead from a head injury suffered from a fatal fall. He is an insulator for Grandview Insulation Contractor Inc. Deadly fall from a height That day, Carleton was insulating a heating pipe on the fourth floor of the new Irving Oil headquarters. According to a witness, […]

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Off-duty police and a woman in serious condition after a stabbing incident

An off-duty Delta police officer and a woman were stabbed in front of an elementary school in Delta, British Columbia. Both are in serious condition. According to the Delta police officer, Acting Sgt. John Jasmins, he was outside the North Delta elementary school waiting to pick up his children, when he saw a man confronting […]

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ATMs seen as ideal location for automated defibrillators

ATMs are one of the suitable locations for installing automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to help cardiac arrest victims. Availability of AEDs Coffee shops and automated bank machines are ideal locations for installing automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to help cardiac arrest victims. The timely use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) can help improve the chances […]

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Mother of B.C. woman who died in Tofino given CPR

A B.C. woman’s wedding day turned tragic after her mother died in Tofino beach despite CPR. Victoria Emon was preparing for her wedding when her mother, Ann Wittenberg and sister Rachel headed to Long Beach to catch some waves. Timely delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is essential during emergencies. Watery ordeal Her mother was excited […]

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Windsor heart attack victim credits defibrillators for saving lives

A defibrillator or AED saved the life of a Windsor man. He emphasizes that everybody should learn how to use the device. Andrew Brown suffered a massive heart attack after playing hockey at Belle River Arena. Luckily, the 51-year old man was saved by his teammates. Life-saving defibrillators Prompt delivery of CPR followed by an […]

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Areas of Toronto require life-saving defibrillators

The public defibrillators can be found in several places, but a new study suggests parts of downtown Toronto are under served. The defibrillators are utilized to deliver a shock to the heart to restore its normal rhythm and credited to help save lives. Accessibility of AEDs According to a University of Toronto engineering professor, there […]