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AED Training in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City

Posted on March 21, 2018

AED Training in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City

How many times have you walked by an AED? How many times have you needed to use one? AEDs are located just about everywhere because sudden cardiac arrest can happen at any time. But if someone is able to respond quickly and perform CPR or use an AED then the chance of survival increases drastically.

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Burn Safety: Thermal Burn Prevention and Treatment

Posted on February 1, 2018

Burn Safety: Thermal Burn Prevention and Treatment

The first week of February is National Burn Awareness Week, which means it’s the perfect time to brush up on burn safety tips. Do you know what’s the most common type of burn? If you guessed it has something to do with fire, boiling water or the sun, then you’d be right! Because thermal burns include all three.

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5 Ways to Prevent Cooking Fires at Home

Posted on January 15, 2018

5 Ways to Prevent Cooking Fires at Home

At home, cooking is the number one hazard. Number one! More fires occur in the kitchen than anywhere else in the home. That’s why it’s important to keep these easy safety measures in mind to help prevent fires throughout the year.

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Hawkeye Fire & Safety Named 2017 BRAVO Award Winner

Posted on December 11, 2017

Hawkeye Fire & Safety Named 2017 BRAVO Award Winner

Hawkeye Fire & Safety has served the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City areas for more than 30 years and, now, the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance has recognized that success by honoring Hawkeye Fire & Safety with a BRAVO Award at Good Morning, Cedar Rapids! on Nov. 2, 2017.

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Are You Serving Fizzy Soda With C02 Safely?

Posted on April 27, 2017

Are You Serving Fizzy Soda With C02 Safely?

From movie theaters to convenience stores to fancy restaurants, beverage-grade carbon dioxide makes fizzy drinks possible. If you’ve ever accidentally received flat Coca-Cola, then you know just how important C02 is for pressurized beer and soda systems. You never want a customer to pay for a cool, refreshing beverage, only to receive undrinkable syrup.

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How to Safely Store, Transport and Dispose of Biohazardous Waste

Posted on April 13, 2017

How to Safely Store, Transport and Dispose of Biohazardous Waste

Handling biohazardous waste is always dangerous. It can be contaminated with infectious pathogens or cause damage to the environment. Gloves, towels and personal protective equipment are just some of the most common items that require special storage, transportation and disposal.

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Everything You Need To Know About C02 Tanks For Homebrewing

Posted on February 8, 2017

Everything You Need To Know About C02 Tanks For Homebrewing

If you’re going to keg your beer, then you’ll need a regulator, hoses and, of course, a C02 tank. The C02 will also carbonate your beer, so it’s definitely important. But most people haven’t dealt with a C02 tank before, let alone had to refill one, so you might have some questions.

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Avoid Another Space Heater Fire This Winter

Posted on January 25, 2017

Avoid Another Space Heater Fire This Winter

Portable electric space heaters are affordable and convenient sources of heat, but they can also be big fire hazards. The National Fire Protection Association estimates that nearly 18,000 residential fires are related to portable space heaters every year.

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How To Practice Fire Safety With Candles During The Holidays

Posted on December 8, 2016

How To Practice Fire Safety With Candles During The Holidays

Even the best scented candle can be dangerous if it’s forgotten. Candles are relaxing and look great, but they are also an open flame and a potential fire hazard. Nothing would ruin the holiday festivities faster than a candle fire!

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Restaurant Fire Suppression Systems Keep Your Kitchen Protected

Posted on December 1, 2016

Restaurant Fire Suppression Systems Keep Your Kitchen Protected

Restaurant suppression systems extinguish fires efficiently at any hour, so your restaurant isn’t on the news for the wrong reason. Whether you’re opening a new restaurant or looking to upgrade an existing one, a fire suppression system will make sure you pass code and help prevent dangerous fires.

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