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Safe practices at work, home, and play can prevent many injuries, illnesses, and deaths. Once injury or sudden illness has occurred, effective first aid can be the difference between a rapid or prolonged recovery, a temporary or permanent disability, and even life or death. If that isn't motivation enough to make sure that you and your employees are first aid and CPR/AED trained, wait until you read the statistics.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA, defines first aid as “emergency care provided for injury or sudden illness before professional emergency medical treatment becomes available.”
The statistics for workplace and home injuries and deaths are alarming.* An incident can happen anywhere and to anyone Authorized ASHI and MEDIC First Aid Instructors are ready to help you. You can find a class in your local area by searching our Training Center Directory.
For more information or to take a class call 503-538-2610 or www.cprnorthwest.com