Latest articles from Lyle Karasiuk

Safely Handling and Disposing of Medications

All medicines, whether prescription or purchased over-the-counter, are dangerous if used improperly. They can be potentially poisonous to people of all ages. Yet many...

Planning for winter includes making your vehicle ready too!

It's never fun if your vehicle lets you down, but it can be downright miserable or even dangerous if it happens on a cold...

Trick or Treat!

In a few short weeks little, and even large, ghosts or goblins will be visiting your door. Halloween is that fun time when we...

Halloween 101

Safety It is really neat to see so many folks getting their homes ready for Halloween. The decorations, spooky sounds and of course treats signal...

Thanksgiving weekend brings food, family, and fun together, but remember to be safe

Next weekend is the Thanksgiving long weekend, usually a great time of family, fun and plenty of food. But what are you thankful for...

Putting your best foot forward

Moms and Dad’s are excited while children are apprehensive; it’s one of the most wonderful times of the year. It’s Back to School time!...

Back to school safety reminders

Once again school bells will call children back to school for another year. It is a busy time when the “dog days” of summer...

Prepared for an Emergency

I don’t know about you, but there sure has been some wacky summer weather. From thunderstorms to tornados and hail, it’s been a summer...

Stay safe while enjoying the sun

Summer is here! The hot weather has brought outdoors to enjoy activities and the company of family and friends. While outdoors don’t forget sunscreen,...

Stay safe while out on the water

Ah summer time! A chance to relax, unwind, spend time with family or friends or just catch up on some reading with a good...

Summer Tips

For many of us vacation is just around the corner. Lake time, family time and just catching up around the house. While the hustle...

It’s great to be Outdoors!

With the arrival of spring, we all want to be outdoors whether that’s going for a walk, hopping on a bicycle or simply working...

Plan a safe start to your summer

This week we celebrate the official start to summer, that being the May long weekend. While some lakes might still have ice on them,...

Make sure you have the right gear

With the snow gone the thoughts to outdoor activities takes on new meaning and gets families out enjoying the day. With any activity we...

Whether it’s bikes, boards, or blades, helmets are vital

Well the warmer weather is bringing families out of hibernation to enjoy spring and soon summer. Cycling, skateboarding or roller blades are a great...

Is it really spring in Prince Albert?

While out for a walk this weekend, I noticed a sure sign that spring must be coming, a pair of geese went flying by....

Spring Forward

The weather has started to get us excited that maybe, just maybe spring could be upon us. Puddles, potholes, and ice, lots of ice, have...

Spring Cleaning

On Sunday, March 13, much of Canada will spring forward and adjust their clocks. In Saskatchewan we don’t as we do not observe day...

OUCH – That hurt!

by Lyle Karasiuk It only takes an instant for an incident to happen. A check into the boards playing hockey, collision with a solid object...

A reason to take Heart

When’s the last time you visited your family doctor for a physical checkup? Maybe you don’t even have a family doctor. A good place...

When should you call for help?

Lyle Karasiuk As a leader in first aid training, we often get asked when should I call paramedics for help. There are several distinct situations...

Safe Snowmobile Riding

Lyle Karasiuk - Safety It’s winter across Saskatchewan when many people jump on their sleds for an afternoon with friends touring the countryside. With many...

Christmas Preparations 101

Christmas carols played on the radio and Christmas displays in local stores signal one of the busiest times of the year. But in our...

Winter Safety Advice

By Lyle Karasiuk - Safety It’s that time of year once again when the thermometer dips well below freezing and we bundle up in multiple...

With CPR, every little thing makes a difference

Lyle Karasiuk - Safety While watching TV Joe suddenly begins to have an excruciating pain in his chest. He turns to his wife of 43...

Trick or Treat!

In a few short weeks little, and even large, ghosts or goblins will be visiting your door. Halloween is that fun time when we...

Karasiuk: Poison Prevention is Simple

Whether it’s indoors or outdoors, a curious child is bound to explore the most unlikely places. While you might think that what’s in the...

Take time to identify hazards during busy harvest season

Farming is a vital and important industry to Saskatchewan. Many farmers will be working longer hours to get the crop off the field. Today...

Preparing for summer emergencies

by Lyle KarasiukSafety Summer time is fun family time, but often whether at the cabin or travelling out of province minor or major emergencies might...

Have fun over the summer, but be prepared for any emergency

by Lyle KarasiukSafety Summer is here! Sleeping in, lazy days and later evening chats around the campfire, we are all hopefully enjoying a summer break....