Items Tagged ‘National Safety Month’

First Aid: Test Your Safety Smarts

June 27, 2017

First Aid: Test Your Safety Smarts

By uclahealth uclahealth

June is National Safety Month, so let’s see how prepared you and your family are for summertime injuries. From treating jellyfish stings to knowing how to give CPR, what would you do in these situations?   If you get stung by a jellyfish at the beach, you should remove the tentacle and: Wash with soap […]

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Tags: 911, American Heart Association, CPR, drowning, exhaustion, healthy living, jellyfish sting, muscle sprain, National Safety Month, personal preparedness, poison oak, rash


Guard against carbon monoxide poisoning

June 9, 2017

Guard against carbon monoxide poisoning

By uclahealth uclahealth

June is National Safety Month. Learn what you can do to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning, an invisible threat that can cause severe illness and even death. What is carbon monoxide? Carbon monoxide is a gas that you can’t see, smell or taste. It is produced by burning fuel such as: Gas Oil Kerosene Wood Charcoal […]

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Tags: carbon monoxide alarm, carbon monoxide poisoning, dangerous levels of carbon monoxide, emergency preparedness, National Safety Month, personal preparedness, safety, symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning