Category Archives: SAFETY & SECURITY SERVICES

Canada Day, Downtown Kelowna

CANADA DAY 2015 We were in the park again this past week for the Canada Festivities. Food Trucks, Games, Prizes, Kids Zone and Fireworks! We had a great time this year! Security and Safety Services of BC was on hand again this year providing Security and Medic support for Canada’s […]

First Aid and Security Services

Security and Safety Services This weekend, Friday, June 12 and Saturday June 13th, is the 2015 Fat Cat Children’s Festival. Security and Safety Services is on site all day and all night to ensure a safe environment for the patrons and staff of this crazy and zany event. First Aid / Medic […]

EVENT: 2015 Ogopogo Invitational

Various groups gathered together at the Royal LaPage Center in West Kelowna this weekend to compete in the 2015 Ogopogo Invitational gymnastics event hosted by the Okanagan Gymnastics Center. Security and Safety Services of BC were lucky enough to be on had to provide First Aid / Medic services to […]

Aboriginal Career Day, May 6, 2015

 Students were out in droves on May 6th at the engineering Annex up a  UBCO for the Aboriginal Career Day. Turner Group of Companies  represented as a possible employer of new graduates, as well as a  training provider to student looking to pursue other careers in  medicine, safety, industry or […]

FIRST AID: Do you know how to give your child CPR?

Here are some simple, but life-saving, first aid tips for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a child over the age of 1. On discovering a collapsed child, check the scene for danger and establish whether she is conscious or unconscious. Speak loudly and clearly to the child, ask ‘What has happened?’ […]

Tired workers make more mistakes

February 11, 2015 (http://www.speakingofsafety.ca/2015/02/11/tired-workers-make-more-mistakes/) How often do you – and your coworkers – describe how tired you feel? It’s an ever-present topic in real life and on social media: “I’m soooooo tired.” People complain about it all the time – which can get tiresome in itself – plus it’s bad […]

Safety Tips for Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week is October 5 – 11, 2014. The theme this year is Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!, which is an excellent opportunity for you to educate members of your community about the importance of having working smoke alarms and testing them every month. Fire Prevention […]

Detector Dogs: sniffing out pipeline leaks!

The pipeline industry takes pipeline integrity very seriously. And as our member companies strive toward a goal of zero leaks, they look to new, cutting-edge technologies to aid their efforts. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be exploring some of the latest leak detection and pipeline integrity technologies – starting […]

A guide to Pulse Oximetry for first aiders

Many advanced first aiders will be trained to use additional monitoring equipment. In this blog post we discuss the use of pulse oximetry and its common indications and draw backs. Pulse Oximetry First Aider What is Pulse Oximetry? Pulse oximetry is a simple non-invasive method of measuring the level of […]

Jobs in the Oil Fields – What first aid do you need?

The oil and gas industry has been booming. Many refer to it as the 21st century gold rush. Jobs are plentiful and pay rates attractive, which means there are a lot of people applying for those jobs. One firm requirement is that the applicant must hold first aid certification, but […]

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