National Safety Council First Aid / CPR Certification 8 hour course. Training covers all the basics: breathing emergencies, sudden illness and injury, bleeding and preventing disease transmission.
The CPR segment teaches principals of basic life support, rescue breathing, and managing a choking victim.
The Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training details key operating characteristics of the AED as well as proper precautions and maintenance techniques. Guidelines for meeting state public access defibrillation laws are included.
This course meets all OSHA guidelines, and certifies successful participants for two years from training date.
REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS The Code of Federal Regulation for General Industry, CFR 1910.151(b) Medical Services and First Aid, states: “(b) In the absence of an infirmary, clinic, or hospital in near proximity to the workplace which is used for the treatment of all injured employees, a person or persons shall be adequately trained to render first aid…” Also, Louisiana Department of Labor Workers’ Compensation 10-Point Safety Plan requires a trained person on every jobsite on every shift. (The full text and clarification of training requirements can be found at http://www.osha.gov and http://www.laworks.net/WorkersComp/Safety/OWC_10pointsafety.asp respectively.) With few exceptions, every employer, regardless of size, is required to have enough employees trained in First Aid & CPR to quickly respond to the injuries which can be reasonably expected to occur in the workplace.
This training class requires a minimum of 6 participants.
NSC Member or Contractor Training Subscriber tuition $70.00, Non-member / Non-Subscriber $90.00.