Author Archives: Tony Howarth

About Tony Howarth

Tony is a First Aid & CPR Instructor Trainer with Sea 2 Sky Safety Training Services and the company founder. Tony started with the British Red Cross in 1994. Has acted as first aid attendant for hundreds of events & treated many hundreds of people as a result. He is experienced in training a wide range of courses. He previously worked as an ambulance attendant with the British Red Cross. He is now in BC as a first aid instructor, and an instructor trainer (one who trains others to become instructors) Finally, Tony works at UBC Hospital as a pharmacist when not busy training safety

Can repeated concussions cause brain damage?

Yes. You want to know more…? There is now enough evidence that doctors have created or I suppose – defined – a new condition called CTE: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. ‘Chronic’ means it comes on over time, not just from a … Continue reading

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Canadian First Aid Changes 2015-16

Seems like first aid changes every few years: we have to do something to make your re-cert less dull, right? Canadian Red Cross first aid will change during 2016 and even we haven’t had any official updates yet, so here’s … Continue reading

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Does CPR actually help you survive?

Does having many people trained in CPR mean they actually do it?
If so, does it work? We’ll find out. Continue reading

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It’s tick time!

Tick Time? What with the winter being very mild and the spring already having topped 26 C in our area, the ticks are back. We know because one was found on a child at our school last week. So, time … Continue reading

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