Please note: Toronto Paramedic Services is teaching the EMS First Aid Program. This program is recognized by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB). It does not qualify as a National Lifeguard Service (NLS) prerequisite. For those courses, please see the Leadership Section of the Online Fun Guide.
Standard first aid training is a legislative requirement in workplaces that have more than five employees at a workplace on any one shift. Learn how to deal with common medical emergencies that can occur in the workplace or at home. Many public buildings including recreation centres, malls, airports and office towers have on-site Automated External Defibrillators for use by public responders in incidents of sudden cardiac arrest. Seconds count when a heart stops beating. Providing a shock from a defibrillator is a means of restarting a stopped heart in cardiac arrest cases? Get the training and be prepared to save a life with these easy-to-use automated defibrillators!