Lay Responder First Aid/CPR with AED


Course Description:


This 6-1/2 hour Lay Responder First Aid/CPR with AED course was developed by the American Red Cross to give individuals in the workplace the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illnesses, including using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for victims of sudden cardiac arrest, until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.


Course Objectives:


This course is designed to provide participants with the basic knowledge to recognize and handle an emergency, when and how to properly activate the emergency medical services (EMS) system, how to provide basic CPR, what to do in the case of an airway obstruction (choking), and how to utilize an AED.


Course Topics:


Removing disposable gloves

Breathing Barriers

Conscious Choking

Checking an Unconscious Victim

Unconscious Choking

Rescue Breathing

Adult CPR

Controlling Bleeding

Sling and Binder

Head, Neck and Back Immobilization

Epinephrine Auto-Injector


There is an exam at the end of each course, which requires a minimum score of 70% or better to pass.  Upon successful course completion, participants will receive a course completion card from Thomas Safety Solutions.  Call for pricing, specific topics needed, or if you need special scheduling.

Be sure to check out all of our other safety and health training, including our 10 & 30 Hour OSHA, Fall Protection Competent Person, Excavation Competent Person, Scaffold Competent Person, Confined Space Entry, Qualified Rigging, Qualified Crane Signaling, and more.

Thomas Safety Solutions provides services in
Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas.

Contact Information:

Main Office                                                                      South Florida Office
1325 Church Street                                           3000 NW 43rd Terrace; Unit 102
Pierson, FL 32180-2650                                         Lauderdale Lakes, FL  33313
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(386) 749-9262 – Office

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