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20 Oct Time for another giveaway!
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It's time for another Angus giveaway!  We're giving away a one of a kind prototype backpack!  To see the bag, please follow the link to our Facebook page:Prototype Giveaway VideoAnd to enter, click this link:Gleam Giveaway Entry pageAnd most importan..
18 Oct What Constitutes Basic Paramedic Equipment?
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First responders are known for their quick decisions and life saving actions. We rely on them in emergency situations to administer advanced medical treatment. While their training is vital to their success, they are only as good as their equipment. ..
05 Oct The Most Common EMS Supplies
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It is imperative first responders have the proper gear and emergency medical bags to respond in an efficient manner to emergency situations. They rely on a wide range of equipment which provides information to help guide their decisions. The nature o..
27 Sep The Essential Infection Control Supplies for Home and Personal Use
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Reducing the spread of bacteria and germs can help control the rate of infection across all environments. Each year in Canada, more than 220,000 healthcare associated infections result in 8,500-12,000 deaths, and the rates are rising. One in nine hos..
13 Sep Enter our Giveaways!
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Sands is excited to offer two more giveaways for you to enter!   Our first one is for a one-of-a-kind, blood bourne pathogen backpack!   This Sands Import is based on the popular Angus TC-25.To enter to win this bag, click here:Sands Import GiveawayD..
09 Sep First Aid Basics When You Go Hiking by Jennifer May
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First Aid Basics When You Go Hiking Canada has an incredible 7 million square kilometers of wilderness covering 23% of the country. In fact the only country that has a larger area of wilderness in the world is Russia. Having such a vast amount of wil..
09 Sep Angus Bags Free Giveaway Contest!
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Exciting news!Sands and Angus are giving away a limited edition Banff carry-on bag!The glossy black diamond edition is limited to 1 and is valued at $300+ dollars. To enter, visit the contest link and follow the instructions to enter, contest ends Oc..
07 Sep The Essentials of a Burn Kit
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Burns are some of the most severe injuries people can sustain. They can occur in the home or at the workplace. It is important to have a burn kit available in multiple locations in the home at place of business. These should be a separate kit from th..
06 May Sands is helping the people of Ukraine
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Sands is proud to be helping support the people of Ukraine by supplying stocked medical kits to be sent to the war zone.  For more information on how you can help, see these articles!Fundraising for medical trauma kitsDetails on Sask-Ukraine TK500 Pr..
18 Jan What Makes a Good Trauma Bag?
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What is a Trauma Bag? That’s simple, a First Aid bag is used by individuals trained in basic care. A Trauma Bag is used by medical professionals. These recommendations are for personal use by a trained Paramedic, EMT, Fire Fighter, or trained Rescuer..
18 Jan BASIC Level Car First Aid Kit
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I get asked what makes a good First Aid kit at least once a week. This is a loaded question because some people think that the more, the better. As a Paramedic with 40 years of experience, I’ve become a minimalist, I only carry what I truly need. Ove..
18 Jan Travel Medical Monitoring Equipment
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I have seen some truly archaic medical facilities in my travels that were horrifying. Don’t expect North American style health care in some countries. For this reason, I carry a few items that some might think is a little overboard, but I feel safer ..
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