Health and Safety
Here you will find various health and safety resources within the Administrators section:
- Information for School Administrators on Seasonal Influenza
- Pandemic Planning Guide
- Allergy and Anaphylaxis Informational Response (AAIR)
Raising Awareness of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)
Automated External Defibrillators, or AEDs, automate the diagnosis and treatment of life-threatening cardiac issues. You’ve likely seen an AED in your community – they are marked by a universal symbol of a heart with a lightning bolt.
These devices are not a mandatory requirement, but many schools and community centres in Alberta have installed AEDs to supplement first aid resources.
Alberta Education has developed resources to help raise awareness about AEDs and how to use them. Schools choosing to install AEDs are welcome to use: