Northwest Security offers on-site and online courses to help your employees prepare for and better react to workplace emergencies.
There’s a lot that’s beyond what we can all control right now. But one thing you can offer your employees and customers is the reassurance that comes with essential first aid and safety supplies, offering protection now and in the future. You may not know exactly what’s coming next, but someday soon, we will find our new normal. Whether your team is working straight through the crisis, or you’re getting your business Ready™ to open again, we can help you lay the groundwork for welcoming your community with gloves and masks for your employees that support protection for everyone.
Our First Aid & Safety team is here for you: from van-delivered PPE, to stocked and prepped first aid cabinets, we’re Ready.
Thunder Bay, Kenora, Fort Frances, Dryden, Red Lake, Sioux lookout, Marathon and etc
Office Address: 122 May St, North Thunder Bay, Ontario
Choose from a variety of First Aid courses in both classroom and blended online formats.
Emergency First Aid CPR/AED (level C or BLS) is also a certification course accepted in most provinces and meets most workplace requirements. For workplaces, some provincial bodies (such as WSIB in Ontario) will recommend workplaces and individuals to take Emergency First Aid CPR/AED based on whether your workplace has more than 5 employees working at any given time, per floor, per shift. Employers must also take into account to train and certify at least several employees in this course to make sure that there are no shortages of certified first aiders. Other provinces will base this certification requirement on the workplaces risk level such as in Ontario.
Here is a list of occupations that commonly require the Emergency First Aid CPR/AED course. Please note that students taking school programs in these fields would also apply. Remember never assume you are taking the right course unless you verify it as mentioned above.
Recreational Facility Staff, Community Centre Staff, Security Guards, Taxi Drivers, Government Workers (especially those who drive government vehicles), Summer Camp Councilors, Child and Youth Workers, Parks and Recreation Staff, Coaches/Instructors, Personal Support Workers (those who are working/not students), Designated First Aiders (for workplaces under 5 people and low risk), Culinary Students, Scouts/Girl Guides / Social Groups, Corrections Canada, Personal Trainers, Medical/Lab Technicians.
CPR/AED (level C or BLS) This course does not satisfy any provincial workplace regulation however it is usually required as an accreditation for a professional license or school program requirement. Examples of who would commonly take CPR/AED (level C or BLS) would include:
Nurses, dental hygienists, personal/fitness trainers, grade 9 physical education, geriatric care providers, paramedics, doctors, hospital staff, medical clinics that sedate patients.
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Here is a list of occupations that commonly require the Standard First Aid CPR/AED course. Please note that students taking school programs in these fields would also apply. Remember never assume you are taking the right course unless you verify it as mentioned above.
Daycare Workers, Police, Provincial Police, RCMP, Firefighting, Canadian Border Control, Ski-Patrol, Personal Support Worker, Special Needs & Disability Support Workers, Lifeguards, Construction, Nursing Students (some schools), Child Youth Worker, Early Childhood Education, Babysitters/Nanny’s, Pharmacists, Coaches/Instructors, Healthcare Workers, Registered Massage Therapists, Fitness and Nutrition, Community and Justice Services, Developmental Services Worker, Emergency Telecommunications, Protection, Security and Investigation, Aesthetician School Programs, Alberta Oil Field Workers, Tradesmen, Fieldworkers, Industrial Workers, Heavy Machinery Workers, Search and Rescue, Volunteer Relief Staff, Operation and Maintenance Factory Workers, Food and Beverage Processing Plants.
A Red Cross certified Northwest Security instructor will train your employees on First Aid, CPR, and AEDs. Course format includes video-based instruction, group discussion and hands-on practice. Also available in online format with in-person skills check. First Aid, CPR, and AED training offers your employees a comprehensive and engaging opportunity to learn critical information that could help save a life.
COURSE CURRICULUM INCLUDES:
Explains basic first aid principles, trains how to recognize and respond to medical emergencies, and teaches specific steps for treating injuries.
Teaches hands-on skills and includes practice with a 1:1 student to mannequin ratio presented through realistic case based scenarios.
Trains you how to use an AED to respond to cardiac emergencies.