First Aid, Health & Safety

FIRST AID FACT SHEETS & RESOURCES

Find quick links and guides for prevention and treatment of common health issues associated with sun and heat exposure, pesticide use, insect bites, muscle injury, eye injury and skin irritations.

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www.redcross.ca

Download the app for free on your Apple or Android smartphone or tablet.

Go to the Settings tab on the top right corner (3 dots). Select Language and change to preferred translation.

  • Step-by-step instructions guide you through everyday first aid scenarios including how to treat sprains and broken bones, wounds, burns, insect bites, rashes, heat stroke and exhaustion, chemical exposure and poison.

  • Fully integrated with 9-1-1, so you can call EMS from the app at any time.

  • Includes videos and animations to assist you

  • Preloaded content gives you instant access to all safety information at any time, even without an Internet connection.

How to use 9-1-1 in case of emergency

English 1 – Calling 911 when you need emergency health care

English 2 – What to expect when calling 911 for a health emergency

Spanish 1 – Llame al 911 cuando necesite atención médica de emergencia

Spanish 2 – Qué esperar cuando llama al 911 debido a una emergencia médica

Safety Sheets
Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)

Eye Health

Eye Health Handout – English

Eye Health Handout – Spanish

First Aid for Eye Injuries – English

First Aid for Eye – Spanish

Heat Stress & Sun Safety

Health Effects of Heat – English

Health Effects of Heat – Spanish

Sun Safety Factsheet – English

Sun Safety Factsheet – Spanish

Insect Hazards

Ticks and Lyme Disease – English

Ticks and Lyme Disease – Spanish

West Nile Virus Safety – Spanish

Muscle Strain Prevention

General Lifting – English

General Lifting – Spanish

Injury Prevention – English

Injury Prevention – Spanish

Lifting Techniques – English

Lifting Techniques – Spanish

Prolonged Standing – English

Prolonged Standing – Spanish

Simple Solutions Ergonomics for Farm Workers

Pesticide Safety

Pesticide Safety Laundering Clothes

Hogweed Safety – English

Hogweed Safety – Spanish

Poison Ivy – English

Poison Ivy – Spanish

Stinging Nettle Safety

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