Health & Safety Services

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About Health & Saftey

The American Red Cross offers a wide variety of training courses in first aid, CPR, AED, life guarding, swimming, babysitting, care giving, and other areas for both individuals and organizations. We are the most trusted training provider of health and safety training that meets OSHA guidelines and many other professional and regulatory standards. The important of preparedness during a disaster can save a life. Last year, local volunteers trained 40,496 individuals in CPR/First Aid.
“Red Cross instructors deliver the class with such sincere passion and enthusiasm. My health & safety class was exciting and really took the fear away from learning and performing CPR. “ – Mary B, Fresno CA

Organizational Readiness Training

More than 3 million Americans are injured on the job and nearly 4,500 workplace deaths occur every year. Are people at your organization prepared to act in an emergency to save a life?

The Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program trains participants to respod to breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illness until medcal personnel takes over.

The Red Cross now offers two-year certfications with free digital refeshers and the convenience of traning where, and how you want it. We offer flexible delivery options that let you offer training when it’s most convenient for you.

If you would like to schedule an organizational training for a group of six or more at your location, please contact your local Chapter at (559) 455-1000.

Automated External Defibrillator and Lifeline Services

Employees are your #1 asset. Are you protecting them? Thirteen percent of all workplace fatalities occur from sudden cardiac arrest. Unlike heart attacks, sudden cardiac arrest can strike people of all ages and levels of fitness. And the only effective treatment for SCA is shock from a defibrillator adminstered as soon as possible.

Just as employers have plenty of fire extinguishers to protect their employees, many don’t have a single AED to assist some an individuals suffering from SCA. The Red Cross can help you build a comprehensive AED package with one of our Lifeline specialist who can assist you in assessing your needs and ensuring that key individuals are trained and ready to respond.

To Request more information, hear more about our exciting offers or to contact your local Red Cross Lifeline specialist please contact Health & Safety Services at (559) 455-1000.

Aquatics Safety & Training

It is the mission of the American Red Cross to help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Today's American Red Cross aquatic programs consist of products, services, traditional classroom courses and online courses that train individuals to save lives.

    Our aquatics programs include:

  • Learn to Swim
  • Whale’s Tales Safety
  • Lifeguard Training
  • Lifeguard Instructor Training
  • Basic Water Safety
To find an aquatics program that best fits your needs please contact your local Chapter at (559) 455-1000 to speak to an aquatics specialist.

Home Pools Essentials

A pool or hot tub at your home creates a beautiful environment that offers years of joy and activity for your family. However, along with the joys of pool or hot tub ownership also come many responsibilities.

Home Pool Essentials: Maintenance and Safety is an online safety course for pool and hot tub owners. Jointly developed by the American Red Cross and the National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF), the course teaches pool owners basic information for maintaining and safely using home pools. Enroll and learn the fundamentals to help you maintain your home pool and create a safer pool environment.

To participate in this two-hour course designed to ensure that your summer is safe and fun, click here to visit the Home Pool Essentials website.


Are you interested in Red Cross Health & Safety training? Visit our online Preparedness, Health and Safety Training Catalog to find the class, program or training that's right for you!