Psychological First Aid: Building Resiliency and Coping Strategies

  SOS First Aid and Safety Training is excited to offer Psychological First Aid training to members of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce. PFA courses will be provided as early as Spring 2019 at the Chamber’s head office on Kerr St. in Oakville Ontario. SOS is a long-time Chamber member, former Small Business of the […]

Oakville Moms Overcome the “Bystander Effect”

In an online Oakville Mommies’ chat, a mom expressed profound disappointment that no bystander had stopped to help her 15year-old son. He had suffered injuries after falling off his skateboard. His chin was bleeding heavily, he had broken his elbow and he was trying to wave down cars on a major street in Oakville, but […]

3 Reasons We Love Brampton Fortinos for First Aid Courses

At a first glance, holding a first aid and CPR course at a Brampton supermarket seems like an odd location. But on the contrary, this supermarket is the perfect place to run our WSIB approved Red Cross training classes. SOS First Aid runs courses 3 to 4 times per month at the Fortinos Supermarket at […]

Red Cross Report Reveals Alarming Drowning Statistics

Approximately 520 people drown each year in Canada, according to the Canadian Red Cross. These findings are based on ongoing surveillance of data around unintentional water-fatalities compiled by the Red Cross from coroner’s offices for the period of 1991-2012. This year’s Water Safety Week is June 6-13, 2015. The annual campaign is aimed at educating […]

What is a Red Cross First Aid Training Partner?

A Training Partner is an independent, large or small business, community or municipal organization, corporation, or other organization that has an agreement with the Red Cross to deliver training in its community. For over 60 years, the Canadian Red Cross has been a national leader in injury prevention programs. Over 1.5 million Canadians are trained […]