The American Safety & Health Institute’s HSI First Aid resuscitation programs conform to National Standards and are based on the same scientific guidelines and treatment recommendations found in the 2015 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Science with Treatment Recommendations (CoSTR), the same as those used by the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Red Cross (ARC) for course development.
These programs are accepted as equivalent to the AHA and ARC by many state regulatory authorities, the Department of Homeland Security United States Coast Guard, and others. MEDIC First Aid is consistent with OSHA’s best practices for first aid training programs.
First Aid Basic Plus is a combined adult CPR, AED, and First Aid training program designed specifically for the citizen lay responder and occupational First Aid provider. This extremely flexible program will help employers meet OSHA, and other Federal and State regulatory requirements for training employees how to respond, and care for medical emergencies.
The program is based upon the 2015 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Science with Treatment Recommendations (CoSTR) and other evidence-based treatment recommendations.
Max student to Instructor ratio: 12 to 1
Recommended student to equipment ratio: 3 to 1
This is a leading provider of corporate CPR, AED, and First Aid training programs with a special focus on standardized and convenient workplace training.
Thomas resides in the Maritime Community of Gig Harbor, Washington. A former Assistant Director for Fremont Maritime Services/India Tango where he specialized in Maritime Safety and Response Training; Thomas continues to work with the United States Coast Guard/AUX as a COXSWAIN and former Division Staff Officer (SO-CS) in the 13th Coast Guard District, Flotilla Staff Officer (FSO-CS) in Communications.
Awarded the Meritorious Service Award in 2010 by The Commandant of The United States Coast Guard; Admiral Thad W. Allen.
Licensed Training Partner to The American Heart Association, The American Red Cross, ASHI and HSI-Medic First Aid
Captain Bliss “Thomas” holds the following certifications and qualifications:
United States Coast Guard Licensed Master
United States Coast Guard Approved STCW Instructor
United States Coast Guard Approved Search & Rescue (operational) level Instructor
United States Coast Guard/Aux COXSWAIN
Maritime Emergency Response Training
Small Boat Operations
STCW Basic Safety Training
Vessel Security Officer Training.
EMR-Emergency Medical Responder
ASHI/HSI-Medic First Aid Instructor
Red Cross First Aid-AED-CPR Instructor
American Heart Association BLS Instructor
NIMS/FEMA Incident Command Systems ICS 100, 200, 210, 700, 800
Certified Basic & Advanced Marine Firefighting
TTT From Pacific Maritime Institute