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Safety & Training

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‘First aid kit’
courtesy of ‘Marcin Wichary’

Summer months in DC, with their high level of physical activity and tourism, often remind me of the importance of official training in basic first aid and safety.  Recently, for example, at a Saturday afternoon BBQ party, a friend of mine suddenly felt nauseous and woozy.  He sat down and promptly fainted. Even though it’s been 3+ years since my Red Cross First Aid and CPR certification, my training came quickly back to me.  Continue reading