Subject: Announcement: Adult Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Classes
From: David Shearer
Date: Fri, 03 Jan 2003 16:42:31 -0700
To: "Distribution, ABCD" , David Shearer
 

Subject:    Adult CPR Classes

ANNOUNCEMENT
Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) has scheduled two (2) training classes on Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for January 2003.
These will include the following

  • 4 hour, American Heart CPR techniques for adults
  • Hands-on practice with models and CPR dummies
  • Includes use of defibrillator (new device treatment for heart attack victims).
The classes will be presented at the EH&S Training facility, Room 102, Unit B, Genesis Research Center, 4200 Research Drive (next to Parking and Employee Health Offices) on:
  • January 14 (Tuesday afternoon) from 1 pm to 5 pm
  • January 27 (Friday morning) from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Additional details and schedule are given on the NMSU EH&S website at
http://www.nmsu.edu/~safety
Certified instructors from the NMSU Police will provide the classes to help NMSU prepare for emergencies and to comply with State and Federal requirements. Interested individuals must register and attend the 4 hour class in order to received certification.
  • There is a minimal cost of $5 for the certification.  This will not include the instruction manual. This certification is good for every two years
  • The class is open to the University community.  Any interested staff, faculty, or student may attend.
  • Minimum class size is 6 persons.  We need to record interest to hold the class, so please register in advance.
  • If there is interest, we can schedule CPR for infants and children or additional classes later in the semester
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
All employees & students, that work with or near electrical hazards, provide first aid or have an interest in CPR  This class should be of interest to individuals or employees that work or are located:
  • where there is an increased risk of injuries (sport injuries as Athletics Dept. or in Activity Center)
  • where they may need to give aid (Medical facility as Student Health or Employee Health Center),
  • where they are likely to encounter for high voltage electricity (i.e. Electricians), or
  • in isolated areas (i.e. ranch personnel, field researchers) or
  • in areas that may restrict access by rescue personnel (Plumbers, Heating distribution, HVAC).
  • Alternately your department may requires training as part of their preparedness.
AFFECTED EMPLOYEES
Typically affected employees may include but are not limited to those in the following departments or organizational units:
  1. ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT
    • Field researchers, laser and high voltage researchers
  2. ACTIVITY CENTER
    • Natatorium, Physical Education,
  3. ATHLETICS
    • Trainers, Sports first aid
  4. AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION
    • Ranch workers and field researchers
  5. BRANCH COMMUNITY COLLEGES - DONA ANA, ALAMOGORDO, CARLSBAD, GRANTS
    • Electricians and Maintenance workers
  6. CORBETT CENTER
    • Maintenance
  7. EMPLOYEE HEALTH
    • Medical technicians
  8. INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY -
    • Telecommunication and Networking Services
  9. HOUSING AND DINING SERVICES
    • Electricians & Maintenance
  10. OFS ADMINISTRATION AND SERVICES
    • Central utility plant
    • Electricians
    • Fire Section (fire fighters)
    • Heating distribution
    • Plumbers
    • Refrigeration
    • Roofing and construction
  11. PHYSICAL SCIENCE LABORATORY
    • Electricians, maintenance, and welders
  12. SPECIAL EVENTS
    • Maintenance workers
  13. STUDENT HEALTH CENTER
    • Medical technicians
REGISTRATION
Please register to ensure seating via the website at the
On-line registration form


POSTING - Affected departments should print and post this announcement for information.
 

Thank you.

David Shearer
Industrial Hygienist
Environmental Health & Safety
646-3327

 

David Shearer  
Industrial Hygienist, Compliance Officer
New Mexico State University
Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S)