Construction Site CPR & First Aid Training

Because Safety Is Job #1

A construction site can be a very dangerous place. More than 150,000 accidents happen every year. That’s why there’s so much emphasis on safety training and the use of proper protective equipment throughout the industry. But sometimes accidents happen, and people can have health emergencies, including sudden cardiac arrest, at any time. A critical component of job site safety is making sure your crew is prepared to provide first aid and life-saving assistance when it’s needed.

Workplace CPR/AED

Sudden cardiac arrest kills one person every two minutes. This is a cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) course combined into one program.  It is designed to teach the proper techniques to safely administer CPR and utilize an AED in emergency situations and is appropriate for any construction site worker.  This course is fully OSHA* & ILCOR compliant.

Covers CPR & AED for Adults, Children, and Infants

Ready for Anything – Adult, Child, and Infant Emergency Care

Construction sites are dangerous. According to OSHA, approximately one in five workplace deaths happens on a construction site. The most common causes of these deaths are falls, accidents using equipment, and heart attacks.  In this OSHA* & ILCOR compliant course, your team will learn how to evaluate and respond to these and other emergency situations, learning how to evaluate the victim, when to call 911, and what to do until help arrives.

Covers CPR, AED, and First Aid for Adults, Children, and Infants

*The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is an agency of the United States Department of Labor.

OSHA’s standard for first aid training in general industry is listed in 1910.151, provides:

Medical services and first aid

(a)The employer shall ensure the ready availability of personnel for advice and consultation on matters of plant health.

(b)In the absence of an infirmary, clinic, or hospital in near proximity to the workplace which is used for the treatment of all injured employees, a person or persons shall be adequately trained to render first aid. Adequate first aid supplies shall be readily available.

In the construction industry specifically, 1926.50(c) provides:

In the absence of an infirmary clinic, hospital, or physician, that is reasonably accessible in terms of time and distance to the worksite, which is available for the treatment of injured employees, a person who has a valid certificate in first-aid training from the U.S. Bureau of Mines, the American Red Cross, or equivalent training that can be verified by documentary evidence, shall be available at the worksite to render first aid.

The bloodborne pathogens standard at 1910.1030(g)(2)

This requires employers to provide training to any employees who have occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials, such as employees assigned medical or first aid duties by their employers. The standard at 29 CFR 1910.1030(b) defines “occupational exposure” as “reasonably anticipated skin, eye, mucous membrane, or parenteral contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that may result from the performance of an employee’s duties.” If an employee is trained in first aid and identified by the employer as responsible for rendering medical assistance as part of his/her job duties, that employee is covered by the bloodborne pathogens standard.