Emergency First Aid

Emergency First Aid is for people who want a general knowledge of first aid principles and the emergency treatment of injuries. Skills include: victim assessment, CPR, choking and what to do for external bleeding, heart attack, stroke wounds and burns. Includes CPR-B certification. Recognized by Ontario's Workplace Safety & Insurance Board.

The first aid program is not restricted to aquatic candidates. You can use the Lifesaving Society's first aid awards to train non-aquatic staff (camp, playground, maintenance, etc.) and the general public.

Prerequisite: None.

Evaluation & certification: Current Emergency First Aid Instructors or Standard First Aid Instructors evaluate and certify Emergency First Aid candidates. The Lifesaving Society deems its certifications to be "current" for 24 months from the certification date, but valid for 3 years.

Candidate recognition: Certification card.

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