Bleeding Control

  1. Active Shooter - what do do to prepare and during a crisis
    Categories: First Aid Articles, General Safety Topics, Info News, Military First Aid, Disaster & Survival Forum & Bleeding & Wound Care

    Active Shooter - what do do to prepare and during a crisis

    Sad to say, but the truth is that Active Shooter events are a real part of life now, and something businesses must prepare for. They are a large part of the reason for the push toward updated workplace first aid kit standards which now include tourniquets and other extended bleeding control products, and were a major impetus behind the Hartford...
  2. Bleeding, Cuts, and Scrapes
    Categories: First Aid Articles & Bleeding & Wound Care

    Bleeding, Cuts, and Scrapes

    We talk about Severe Bleeding, and the National Stop the Bleed initiative... but minor cuts and scrapes? Those need first aid, too. When to Call 9-1-1 or the Local Emergency Number Bleeding that cannot be stopped Wounds that show muscle or bone Large or deeply embedded objects in the wound Skin or body parts that have been partially or completely...
  3. Categories: Child Safety, General Safety Topics, Info News, Military First Aid, Military Medics, Disaster & Survival Forum & Bleeding & Wound Care

    Gun Sales Boom after Shooter Scares

    An Oxymoron? Perhaps. Nevertheless, after the ready availability of firearms making several recent active shooting tragedies possible, person gun sales have risen drastically as Americans arm up for protection. ~ Surviving an active shooter event. ~ Active Shooter ~ Active Shooter: What You Can Do ~ Building National Resilience through Bystander Action According to Colorado Public Radio (Colorado being a well known locale of...
  4. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, Disaster & Survival Forum & Bleeding & Wound Care

    Stop the Bleed Campaign

    This afternoon (1:00 Eastern) First Aid Mart will proudly be participating in the Public Announcement of the Bystander “Stop the Bleed” initiative at the White House. The ”Stop the Bleed” objectives: The general public will know the phrase and associated logo: “Stop the Bleed” The general public will be able to have access to lifesaving bleeding control kits at home and...
  5. Categories: First Aid Articles, Disaster & Survival Forum & Bleeding & Wound Care

    Active Shooter

    We've talked about what you can do in the event of an Active Shooter event, but what about after? There will be wounded. Perhaps seriously wounded. Do you know what to do? Triage, CPR, Bleeding Control. These are the first things to consider after the threat is over and while awaiting EMS. Bystander intervention will make the difference between life and death...

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