& First Aid are the most frequently requested courses. There are
different types of CPR and First Aid classes offered in and the class that's
right for you will depend upon your employment and/or personal needs. The
following are brief descriptions of the different types of CPR and First Aid
that the certifications for both CPR and First Aid are 2 year
certifications through Life Support Network, EMS Safety Services,
Medic First Aid, American Safety & Health Institute Life Support Network,
or American Red Cross.
aid courses available in the San Francisco Bay Area.
are offered in the San Francisco Bay Area, North Bay, Annapolis, Bodega, Bodega
Bay, Boyes Hot Springs, Camp Meeker, Cazadero, Cloverdale, Cotati, Duncans
Mills, El Verano, Eldridge, Forestville, Freestone, Fulton, Geyserville, Glen
Ellen, Graton, Gualala, Guerneville, Healdsburg, Jenner Kenwood, Monte Rio,
Occidental, Penngrove, Petaluma, Rio Nido, Rohnert Park, Santa Rosa,
Sebastopol, Sheridan, Sonoma, Stewarts Point, The Sea Ranch, Valley Ford,
Contra Costa Counties, including the cities of Oakland, Hayward, Fremont,
Berkeley, Richmond, Alameda, Castro Valley, Newark, Union City, Emeryville,
Albany, San Leandro, San Pablo, El Sobrante, Pinole, Hercules, Rodeo, Piedmont,
and El Cerrito, Lamorinda, Central Contra Costa County, East Contra Costa
County, the San Ramon Valley, and the Livermore-Amador Valley.
All of the First Aid Courses are available in Lafayette, Moraga, and Orinda,
Walnut Creek, Concord, Martinez, and Pleasant Hill, Central Contra Costa
County. Pittsburg, Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley, East Contra Costa County,
Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore, San Ramon Valley, Tri-Valley, Livermore Valley.
COURSES in the San Francisco Bay Area
Covers the basic skills of CPR plus the new CPR (hand only), activation of EMS
system, heart healthy behavior/nutrition, hands-on CPR demonstration and
practice, use of barrier devices, AED demonstration, and foreign body airway
This course is required for all health care professionals. It is designed to
teach adult/child/infant CPR and adult two-rescuer CPR, use of barrier devices,
AED demonstration, bag valve mask use, and foreign body airway obstruction
Pediatric CPR w/State Certification:
Teaches basic CPR skills with the focus on pediatric (infant/child) CPR.
Includes foreign body airway obstruction management, AED demonstration, and the
differences between adult and pediatric CPR emergencies and appropriate
responses. EMSA sticker provided.
Learn effective management of medical emergencies in the crucial first few
minutes while help is on the way. This course covers injury/illness assessment,
vital signs, proper handling of bleeding, shock, burns, cuts, broken bones,
head & neck injuries, diabetes, asthma, poisoning, seizures, drug/alcohol
emergencies, triage, lifting/moving, and more.
Pediatric First Aid w/State Certification:
Covers all the same topics as basic First Aid with an emphasis on pediatric
(infant/child) emergencies. Also provides mandatory EMSA instruction. EMSA
Discusses what to do when you are in an isolated environment and can't get help
within 12 hours. Includes patient packaging, stabilization of injury,
stabilization of victim in hazardous conditions, proper splinting of broken
bones, snake bites, and use of available materials as first aid equipment.
Basic First Aid highly recommended before taking this class.
This two day class will equip you for your outdoor experience. This class uses
Wilderness First Aid as a base and builds upon it, with a lot of hands on
skills available in Sonoma County.
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COURSES in the San Francisco Bay Area
(Automated External Defibrillator):
This course is mandatory for new AED owners/users. It covers the how, when, and
why of AED use. This course will equip you to use any AED equipment.
This class meets the 1991 OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard which mandates
annual training for all employees with occupational exposure to blood or other
potential infectious materials. Topics include identification of bloodborne
pathogens, universal precautions, prevention, and proper handling/housekeeping
tips. Certification of completion is provided.
OSHA says you must have a "Competent Person" on site to supervise
employees working in any excavation project. This course will cover soil
analysis, sloping, shoring, and shielding, hazardous situations, excavation
standards and more.
This course is designed for anyone who works around confined spaces and all
emergency responders. Upon completion participants will be able to identify a
confined space and understand its associated hazards. Certification of
completion is provided.
This course covers proper procedures for making entry into Permit Required
Confined Spaces. Participants are prepared to operate in the capacity of
Entrant, Attendant or Entry Supervisor during confined space operations.
Participants are familiarized with CFR 1910.146 and how to properly employ the
permit program. This course is a combination of classroom instruction and
practical application in actual permit spaces utilizing the appropriate
Personal Protective Equipment, meters and ventilation. This course is required
by OSHA before an employee can enter a Permit Required Confined Space.
Certification of completion is provided.
This course is designed to equip you and/or your business in the event of a
natural disaster. Preparedness is the key to survival. Topics include remaining
calm in the face of disaster, creating and implementing a disaster plan, and
preparing first aid/survival kits for your home and office.
Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP):
This course will meet the EPA Training requirements for persons performing
renovation in pre-1978 housing and child care facilities. Students that
complete the course will become Certified Renovators and know how to perform
all work using lead safe work practices. Students will also know how to perform
acceptance testing for their work.
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OSHA says employers shall train employees who might be exposed to fall hazards.
This Cal OSHA "Fall Protection" course will cover regulations, fall
protection systems and equipment, anchoring procedures, controlled access
zones, equipment inspections, hazard identification, rescue and more.
Course covers possible fire hazards in the workplace and how to mitigate them.
Training includes live fire drill with fire extinguishers and other smothering
Aerial Lift Cert Training:
Anyone operating a forklift or aerial lift MUST have a certificate to operate
the lift. The Certificate is good for 3 years.
This course is designed to provide construction personnel with an understanding
of OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard. Participants will learn how to read an
MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) and labeling systems, select personal
protective equipment and understand various chemical and physical hazards. The
employee's "Right to Know" about chemicals in the workplace is also
covered. This course meets OSHA requirements for employee training of MSDS,
labeling and information. Certification of completion is
This course is designed for workers involved in clean-up operations, voluntary
clean-up operation, emergency response operations, and storage
disposal/treatment of hazardouse substances or uncontrolled hazardous waste
sites. Topics include recognition of hazardous substances, protection against
hazardous chemicals, elimination of hazardous chemicals, safety of workers and
the environment and OSHA regulations. Upon successful completion, participants
receive a certification of completion (with no expiration, but 8 hour refresher
course required annually). This Course covers topics included in CFR
This course meets OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 requirements for eight hours of annual
refresher training workers at hazardous waste sites. This course is designed
for general site workers who remove hazardous waste or who are exposed or
potentially exposed to hazardous substances or health hazards. Topics include
HAZWOPER regulations, safety and health plans, hazardous chemicals, safety
hazards, air monitoring, medical sruveillance, site control, decontamination,
personal protective equipment, and respiratory equipment.
Illness Protection Program:
This OSHA-designed class will certify you and your employees on the new heat
illness standard in an informative and interesting way.
This course covers lead contamination in soil next to roadways and other
possible exposure sites. Health risks, proper handling, exposure limits, and
basic responsibilities are covered. Certification of completion is
This course is for all affected employees working in or around machinery where
unexpected energization or start-up of the equipment could occur. Topics
include proper lockout/tagout procedures, why the procedures are important, how
and when to use them, and how to safely restart the equipment or machinery.
Site specific. Certification of completion is provided.
This course provides construction workers, supervisors, and other personnel
responsible for construction activities with an awareness of construction
safety and health concerns in the construction industry. Upon successful course
completion, participants will receive an OSHA 10-hour course completion card.
This course is a comprehensive safety program designed specifically for safety
directors, foremen and field supervisors. The program provides complete
information on OSHA compliance issues. Particiapants who successfully complet
the course will receive a course completion card from OSHA.
OSHA regulation 1910.134 Respiratory Protection, requires annual fit testing
for all employees using respirators with tight-fitting face pieces (either
negative or positive pressure). On-site Quantitative Fit Testing and matching
of equipment to employee is provided. Certification of completion is
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