First Aid/CPR Training

  • February 25, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

First Aid

Please note:  The first aid course is now fully booked.

Please email if you would like to be placed on a waiting list for cancellations.


The First Aid/CPR course that is is being offered meets the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board’s (WSIB) requirements for small workplaces. There should be at least one person in each workplace who has First Aid certification and that certification should be renewed on a regular basis.

Aside from the requirements of the WSIB, co-op staff are sometimes called upon to respond to the First Aid needs of members and it is helpful to have had the training provided by professionals.

This an introductory course covering the principles of First Aid/CPR and life-threatening emergencies. Each participant will receive training on an approved training manikin while using a barrier device and gloves. There will be several opportunities to practice first aid skills with fellow participants in a fun and relaxed atmosphere under the guidance of a highly qualified and experienced instructor.

Topics Include:

  • Emergency scene management
  • Shock, fainting and unconsciousness
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Chain of survival and cardiovascular disease
  • Adult CPR and choking rescues
  • Wounds and bleeding,
  • Sudden medical emergencies
  • Burns, bites and stings
  • Written Exam

Workshop Leader:

We are pleased to welcome back FASTEMS as trainers. Certificates that are recognized by WSIB will be issued for successful completion of the workshop.


$125 for members
$175 for non-members

Please arrive on time. Certificates will only be issued for those in attendance for the full day.

Lunch will be provided.


550 Ontario Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4X 1X3


Located in a park setting, Hugh Garner Housing Co-op offers the benefits of vibrant downtown city living and the advantages of a small-town neighbourhood.