Monday, 12 August 2013

CPRescue Lands Contract with the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to Provide CPR and First Aid Training

    SAN JOSE, CA, July 28, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- CPRescue announced today that it has signed a new contract with the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). In this new 2-year agreement, CPRescue is to provide CPR and first aid training to the employees of the DMV, at their multiple locations throughout the state. This is the first contract CPRescue has landed with the California DMV. CPRescue has been providing CPR, first aid and AED training services for several California state agency's since 2005.

CPRescue will provide the MEDIC First Aid Adult CPR, first aid and AED training program. This first aid training course prepares DMV employees to act and assist responsibly in case of an emergency such as a heart attack, a major accident, natural disaster, or a violent act in the workplace. Each DMV trainee will be instructed on how to perform CPR, use an AED, deal with choking and bleeding emergencies. Several additional first aid skills are also covered such as, how to treat burns, seizures, amputations, diabetic emergencies, strokes, snake and spider bites, just to name a few.

By performing and completing this safety training program, CPRescue will assist the Department of Motor Vehicles in fulfilling their OSHA safety training requirement 29 CFR-1910.151. This safety standard requires all businesses to provide safety training for their employees, "In the absence of an infirmary... persons shall be adequately trained to render first aid..."

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is the state agency that registers motor vehicles and boats and issues driver's licenses in the U.S. state of California. The DMV is part of the California Business, Transportation and Housing Agency. It is headquartered in Sacramento and operates local offices in nearly every part of the state.

Established in San Jose in 1997, CPRescue quickly became a leader as a CPR, first aid and AED training vendor, who provides onsite safety training to Corporations, Healthcare Providers (AHA BLS CPR), many in the Hospitality Industry and for licensed Childcare Providers (EMSA approved). Since then they have expanded their service areas to include all of Northern and Southern California. CPRescue is a Certified Small Business (Lic# 0030191). For additional information, please visit their website at, email at or call them at 1-888-313-2444.

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