Health and Safety Programs

Contact Heather Burton, Training Coordinator, today by calling (954) 746-9400 x2215 or e-mail hburton@arcbroward.com. To register online, check our Training Calendar for the next Health and Safety classes and other opportunities to grow professionally and make yourself invaluable to your employer. Ask us about Group Rates!
 

American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) Instructor

A three-day course for those individuals who are interested in becoming a certified American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) Instructor. After taking this course, you will be certified to teach CPR and AED for adults, children and infants, First Aid with Universal Precaution and HIV/AIDS and Bloodborne Pathogens.

Cost:  $400 per person

CPR – Heartsaver

Duration:  Four (4) Hours
Cost:  $25 per person

Knowing CPR is a must for ALL! This hands-on course, developed by the American Heart Association, prepares participants to respond to cardiac and respiratory emergencies in adults, children and infants. Participants are guided through an interactive video, have classroom instruction and practical application of procedures on appropriately sized manikins. 
 
Topics covered include:
  • CPR for Adults, Children and Infants
  • Rescuing a choking victim
 

Defensive Driving – Coaching the Van Driver

Duration:  Four (4) Hours
Cost:  $40 per person

If you or your organization has to transport individuals on the road, this class is for you! Driving accidents are the number one cause of accidental deaths in America. Drivers need to understand the dangers while driving the Florida roads and the difference between driving your personal vehicle and a van. This defensive driving workshop is endorsed by the National Safety Council and presented through video, interactive discussion and lecture. 
 
Topics covered include:
  • Defensive Driving Skills
  • How to Prevent and Avoid Collisions
  • Transporting Passengers
  • Tips on Van Inspection
  • Review documentation necessary to insure continued safety of passengers
 

Emergency Preparedness

Duration:  90 Minutes
Cost:  $20 per person

South Florida is paradise; but paradise has its dangers in the form of hurricanes, tropical storms and tornados. This educational seminar covers information on emergency preparedness for many potential threats. Participants will be guided through procedures for proper evacuation; how to conduct fire drills and preventing fires. 
 
Topics covered include:
  • Hurricanes
  • Thunderstorms & lightning
  • Floods
  • Tornadoes
  • Fires
  • Bomb threats, crime, power failure
 

First Aid and Universal Precautions

Duration:  Four (4) Hours
Cost:  $25 per person

This intensive workshop is ideal for those who are employed in the health care industry or parents seeking additional information on how to respond to medical emergencies such as bleeding, burns, bites, heart attacks, stroke, seizures, etc. This workshop also covers universal precautions. This informational forum is presented in lay terms and concepts are easily digested by individuals with non-medical backgrounds. Participants are given the opportunity to ask questions in an interactive forum and partake in group exercises. 
 
Topics covered include:
  • Symptoms and Care of Many Emergencies
  • Universal Precautions
  • How to rescue a choking victim
  • Seizures
  • Medical Documentation
 

HIV/AIDS Education

Duration:  Four (4) Hours
Cost:  $25 per person

Did you know that Broward County has the most new diagnosed AIDS cases per day in ALL of America? With statistics like this, it’s vital to get the most up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS and learn how to prevent and protect yourself.  
 
Topics covered include:
  • Immunology
  • Possible Origins & History of HIV
  • Transmission
  • Testing
  • Symptoms
  • Prevention
 

HIV Update

Duration:  90 Minutes
Cost:  $20 per person

This informative 90 minute update fulfills the annual requirement for individuals employed in the health care industry. Get the newest information on HIV/AIDS in this interactive forum
 

Safety in the Workplace

Duration:  90 Minutes
Cost:  $20 per person

Except for the common cold, back injuries are the most common reasons for missed work! Back injuries cost American businesses $10-14 billion a year in worker’s compensation costs and workers lose about 100 million in workdays! In an effort to increase safety and reduce cost, its imperative employers and employees know what to do to keep safe and reduce injuries. This informative seminar teaches why and how you should maintain a healthy back in the workplace and at home. Information is presented in an easy-to-understand forum and participants not only observe demonstrations but have the opportunity to practice techniques provided. 
 
Topics covered include:
  • Understanding the Back
  • Facts About Back Injury
  • Body Mechanics in Industrial and Office Settings
  • Transporting and Lifting Individuals
  • Back Safety and Professional Crisis Management
  • Ergonomics

 

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