Is Heartsaver First Aid an OSHA approved course?
American Heart Association (AHA) works with Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) to raise awareness about safety and health to prevent injuries, illnesses, and fatalities in the workplace through safety and wellness programs. More information on AHA’s alliance with OSHA can be found on AHA’s website here.
According to OSHA, First aid training is primarily received through American Heart Association, American Red Cross, and National Safety Council through their chapter/ training centers. Each organization offers both advanced and standard courses. Every course includes a written and practical test, and each student will receive two certificates after successfully completing all portions of the course.
Topics covered through the course include:
- Basic first aid intervention
- Basic adult CPR
- Universal precautions for self-protection
- Bleeding control
- Use of Epi-pens
Where can I take this course?
Code One Training Solutions is an AHA Training Center with over 40 locations along the east coast, that offers the Heartsaver and First Aid program both in person and online. Visit the Heartsaver First Aid page to see a list of locations that offer the in-person course for Heartsaver and First Aid at Code One, along with more information on the course materials.
The online version of the course is called, BEACON Heartsaver and First Aid. This course is taught through an online self-paced platform, combined with an independent skills verification on the innovative RQI 1stop skills station. The skills verification portion of this certification can be completed at any of our locations. Register for BEACON Heartsaver and First Aid.
American Heart Association, OSHA and AHA Alliance | American Heart Association CPR & First Aid
Code One Training Solutions, Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED | Instructor-Led Training – Code One CPR Training (code1web.com)United States Department of Labor, Medical and First Aid – First Aid Programs | Occupational Safety and Health Administration (osha.gov)