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Our CPR/AED courses include Adult, Child and Infant techniques. Additionally, our CPR certification course includes training on the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). The CPR/AED certification is valid for 2 years.

Chapter 14: Safety Precautions

It is important to always check the scene and ensure your safety first. Remember that dialing 9-1-1 is one of the most important steps you can take to save another’s life.

  • 1. Your safety is first, so leave the scene if you are at risk.
  • 2. While helping the victim, protect yourself from transmission of possible diseases.
    • Use preventive breathing barriers / personal protective equipment (PPE) when available. [View Tip]
    • Try to cover your own cuts, sores, wounds, and any skin conditions with a bandage before responding.
  • 3. Use disposable gloves to avoid direct contact with blood / bodily fluids. [View Tip for Glove Removal]

  • 4. Washing your hands properly is extremely important. Always use soap and water after removing your gloves.[View Tip]

  • 5. If you suspect that a victim has suffered a spinal or neck injury, do not move or shake the victim.

Other General Safety Measures:

Safety Precautions

  • 1. Post important emergency numbers near your phone i.e., local emergency contact, poison control center, your physician, and etc.
  • 2. Adopt all safety measures when driving or riding a motor vehicle.
  • 3. Install and/or check smoke alarm in your home. Be sure to check and change batteries periodically.
  • 4. Keep flashlights and fire extinguishers where they are easily accessible, and out of the reach of children.
  • 5. Keep all chemical, medicines, hazardous, poisonous, and flammable material in a secured place and away from a child’s reach.
  • 6. Practice safe firearms storage, handling, and education.

Chapter 14: Safety Precautions

It is important to always check the scene and ensure your safety first. Remember that dialing 9-1-1 is one of the most important steps you can take to save another’s life.

  • 1. Your safety is first, so leave the scene if you are at risk.
  • 2. While helping the victim, protect yourself from transmission of possible diseases.
    • Use preventive breathing barriers / personal protective equipment (PPE) when available. [View Tip]
    • Try to cover your own cuts, sores, wounds, and any skin conditions with a bandage before responding.
  • 3. Use disposable gloves to avoid direct contact with blood / bodily fluids. [View Tip for Glove Removal]

  • 4. Washing your hands properly is extremely important. Always use soap and water after removing your gloves.[View Tip]

  • 5. If you suspect that a victim has suffered a spinal or neck injury, do not move or shake the victim.

Other General Safety Measures:

Safety Precautions

  • 1. Post important emergency numbers near your phone i.e., local emergency contact, poison control center, your physician, and etc.
  • 2. Adopt all safety measures when driving or riding a motor vehicle.
  • 3. Install and/or check smoke alarm in your home. Be sure to check and change batteries periodically.
  • 4. Keep flashlights and fire extinguishers where they are easily accessible, and out of the reach of children.
  • 5. Keep all chemical, medicines, hazardous, poisonous, and flammable material in a secured place and away from a child’s reach.
  • 6. Practice safe firearms storage, handling, and education.