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Bleeding Control Kits Are Not Enough // You Need Quality Training

Ok, You Have a Kit. What’s Next? Back to that spare tire - it does you no good if you can’t figure out how to access it, and if you don’t know how to use it. Familiarize yourself with your supplies, then seek reputable, comprehensive training. As a teacher, my ...
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“We’re At War” // High School Stop the Bleed Training // School Faculty Meeting

Our Thirty Minute Stop the Bleeding Training for faculty at my high school began with a warning from our county Florida Department of Health trainer; “We’re at war. For whatever reason, we are at war.” And that was the start of our training – a good wake-up call that anything ...
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Counterfeit Tourniquet Dangers // Would You Trust Your Life to a Dupe? // Surprising Dangers of Fakes

It’s the first National Stop the Bleed Month, it’s “Tourniquet Thursday,” it's Teacher Appreciation Week, and I’ve spent the last six months advocating for supplies for teachers in our school and accumulating Stop the Bleed training as well as bleeding control equipment for my classroom. In an effort to learn ...
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Best Reflective Retractable Tape Dog Leashes

After several years of buying and discarding leashes for our miniature Schnauzers, we finally found the perfect combination of reflectivity, mechanism function, leash material, and overall durability. What We Tried These leashes were about the fifth type of leash we have tried. They are retractable neon leashes by Flexi, and ...
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What’s Realistically Going to Happen in a School or Workplace Shooting // Why You Must Have a Bleeding Control Kit

Realistically, if there is a shooting at your workplace or school, no one is going to be on hand to help you with bleeding control in the amount of time needed to save a human life. You Are the Help Until the Help Arrives I know that my school is ...
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10 Ways I Make My Morning More Eco-Conscious

10 ways I make my morning more eco conscious - and yes, five of them are Stream2Sea products! I'm currently in Key West for a dive trip, and I'm absolutely loving the Conscious Explorer and Camper Kits, including the shampoo/body wash, lip balm, and sting relief. Of course, I have ...
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Plastic Free Vacation in the Florida Keys

Planning a plastic-free vacation takes plenty of preparation and observation, we discovered on a recent trip to the Florida Keys. Our goal was to eliminate single-use plastic items on a week-long trip full of diving, eating, and vacationing. It was harder than we thought it would be! Somehow, we thought ...
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Active Shooter Lockdown Drill – Best Practices

Schools are now “hardening,” and training more. Our school conducts planned and unplanned, announced and unannounced practice drills for an armed shooter event. There are many controversies over which method is more effective. I would like to hear from professionals in all fields their thoughts on this, and the statistics ...
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Finding a Good Bleeding Control Kit for Your Office or Classroom

When we began looking at putting together my Classroom First Aid Kit, my diving/cycling/marksmanship partner Bill and I went online to search for existing resources. We ended up contacting several companies in the process, and this is a compilation of the best of the best that we found. Why You ...
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Classroom Bleeding Control Kit // High School Teacher Packing in the Classroom

This year, my “Back to School” preparation included something entirely new; a "Blow Out Kit." Here’s why you need this too, no matter where you work, and how to thoroughly consider what your kit needs to include. Along with new dry erase markers, a box of photocopy paper, and a ...
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