Archive | February, 2019

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Toddler given CPR after near drowning incident

A 3-year old boy was given CPR after a near drowning incident. The child is in a healthcare facility with life-threatening injuries after a near drowning incident in Lucan-Biddulph. Watery ordeal The Middlesex Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Middlesex-London Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Lucan-Biddulph Fire Department responded to the incident. The child was found […]

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Toronto man meets paramedics who saved his life with CPR

The meeting was part of “Safe City Day” which encourages residents to learn life-saving procedures such as CPR. Heart attack For the first time since his heart attack, John Turco was surrounded by the people who saved his life. The 51-year old was grateful as he shook their hands. Turco was at the city hall […]

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Calgarians recognized for saving lives with CPR

Several Calgarians were recognized for their heroic efforts by the Calgary Fire Department. Among these 22 Calgarians is a 55-year old woman who pulled a drowning man out of the Glenmore Reservoir. Margaret Bell was out on a walk when she noticed a paddle boat in the water near Calgary Canoe Club which was unusual. […]

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Cape Breton man who died in drowning incident given CPR

A 59-year old man died despite CPR after a suspected drowning. The incident occurred at Port Hood Beach in Cape Breton. Drowning incident According to Inverness County RCMP, they received a call to the beach. A man was swimming with his wife when 2 lifeguards observed that they were having difficulty. According to Paul D’Eon, […]

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Bystanders utilize AED to save boy in cardiac arrest

The bystanders revived a 15-year old who collapsed with an AED. The incident occurred while the boy was playing futsal at Sir Robert Borden High School. According to the paramedics, without the actions of the bystanders, the outcome would be a poor one. Importance of AEDs An automated external defibrillator (AED) that was stationed at […]

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35-year old man drowns at Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

A 35-year old dead despite CPR at Buffalo Pound Provincial Park. According to Moose Jaw RCMP, the man entered the water and started to struggle. Drowning incident The 35-year old man was declared dead after a drowning incident. The man who was from the Regina area was attending a family gathering at the beach area. […]

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Family from Bonavista Bay saved a man with CPR

The family had first aid and CPR training taken separately, but they saved a life together. The Keats family from Dover were recognized for their efforts in reviving a man who nearly choked to death. Tony Keats provides home support for the man who has autism. When the man was eating lunch, he started to […]

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Man with traumatic injuries at Scarborough plaza given first aid

A man in his 50s with traumatic injuries was given CPR. The man was found by Toronto police officers with severe trauma at a Scarborough shopping plaza. Wounded man According to the police, the paramedics were performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), but the man lacked any vital signs when he was loaded into an ambulance. The […]

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Man dies after industrial accident

A man in his 50s died in an industrial accident. The Ministry of Labour launched an investigation after a man fell from a height. Workplace dangers According to Const. David Hopkinson, the Toronto police received a call about a man having fallen at an industrial site near Eddystone Avenue and Oakdale Road. The Toronto Paramedics […]

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