Category: Safety

4 Tips for Winter Health & Safety
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4 Tips for Winter Health & Safety

Whether it feels like winter arrived full force, you’re yet to see it, or you’re lucky enough to enjoy mild winters, it’s always a good idea to keep your personal health and safety in mind, as well as that of your family. Here are 4 Tips for Winter Health & Safety for you to consider...

10 Winter Driving Mistakes – Pt 2
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10 Winter Driving Mistakes – Pt 2

Welcome to Part 2 of our Winter Driving Mistakes – here are five more common mistakes that drivers make during the colder winter months. Wearing Your Winter Gear To Drive Much of the experience of driving comes from what you can feel while you’re behind the wheel. If you’re all bundled up in your thick...

Guest Post: 5 Reasons You Should Take a CPR/First Aid Course
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Guest Post: 5 Reasons You Should Take a CPR/First Aid Course

We’re pleased to introduce our guest blogger, Steve Crain, who is Co-Owner of CPR Northwest Washington, a CPR, AED, and First Aid Training and certification service for the lay person up to more advanced healthcare professionals. As one of the best BLS training centers in Seattle (and the entire Puget Sound area), they are confident...

10 Winter Driving Mistakes – Pt. 1
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10 Winter Driving Mistakes – Pt. 1

It’s that time of year again when the weather gets colder, the road conditions get a little trickier, and people make regular trips to visit family and friends throughout the holidays. For many regions, winter brings snow, ice, and hail, which means that driving anywhere can be a challenge, so we’ve put together the 10...

8 Pet Safety Tips for the Fall Season
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8 Pet Safety Tips for the Fall Season

Your pets are valuable members of the family, and ensuring their safety in an emergency is no different than for any other member of your household. There are a few differences in the way we approach safety for our furry family members, so here are a few Pet Safety Tips to consider for the Fall...

Guest Blog: 5 Ways To Keep Seniors Warm At Home This Winter
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Guest Blog: 5 Ways To Keep Seniors Warm At Home This Winter

Guest post by Jane Garbutt. If this winter is anything like the cold wave North America experienced last winter, then the need to keep seniors’ homes warm and safe this season is critical. In some parts of the country, temperatures were up to 20 degrees colder than average for the time of year. Technology is increasingly being...

4 Ways to Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses
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4 Ways to Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses

Summer is here, and it’s that time of year where we get to enjoy the sunshine and all the fun activities outdoors. Of course, we want to make sure you and your family are safe while you’re doing so, and that means protecting yourselves from heat-related illnesses. We’ve put together some general information and four...

Enhanced Communications and Safety for the Ride to Conquer Cancer
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Enhanced Communications and Safety for the Ride to Conquer Cancer

ePACT is proud to support the BC Ride to Conquer Cancer, presented by Wheaton Precious Metals, and benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation. This is our third year supporting this amazing event! We’re also excited to announce our support for the Alberta Ride to Conquer Cancer, presented by Evraz, and benefiting the Alberta Cancer Foundation. We’re...

Why Do I Need to Know First Aid?
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Why Do I Need to Know First Aid?

Like CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), First Aid is one of those skills that’s valuable on any occasion, in any walk of life. Whether you’re at work, out for a walk, or enjoying dinner in your favourite restaurant, medical emergencies can happen any time – after all, it’s why they’re called emergencies. This is a pretty compelling...

16 Motorhome Safety Tips
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16 Motorhome Safety Tips

Victoria Day Weekend (Canada) and Memorial Day Weekend (United States) seem to be the unofficial start of the summer camping season. Families pull their camping gear out of storage, freshen up the motorhome (or RV), and choose their favourite spot to set up camp for the weekend. From planning your trip, to hitting the road,...