This has to be on everyone’s basic skills lists, because being able to help yourself in life or death situations is what might let you live another day.
We’re not talking about hypothetical what-ifs or high risk situations, thousands of people die of choking every year because there’s no one there to do a Heimlich maneuver. That’s why Jeff Rehman, a firefighter/paramedic and an ex boxer invented a technique that automatically dislodges any piece of food from your airways. It’s so easy to use, anyone can do it. The least you can do is share it. You may be saving someone’s life.