EMTA Workplace Training Courses

LifeTek Carlson partnered with Emergency Medical Training Associates (EMTA) in 2018 to expand their work place training options. Started in 1987, EMTA’s mission is to provide comprehensive, common-sense safety training to business, industry and the general public. EMTA offers a full range of workplace safety training that meets many OSHA and L&I requirements and can be customized to meet your organization’s needs.

Emergency Care Basic Life Support (ECBLS) – Basic First Aid and CPR/AED: This 6-8 hour course covers all the basics: first aid, medical emergencies, trauma, pediatrics, infant/child/adult CPR,infant/child/adult airway obstructions, environment emergencies, bloodborne pathogens, home safety, disaster preparedness and the use of an AED (automatic external defibrillator). Included in this class is our full color reference manual for
each student and a 2-year completion card. CPR is taught to American Heart Association standards and the course meets L&I’s requirements for business and industry. We are also able to give CEU for electricians and plumbers licensed in the State of Washington and Oregon, journeyman level or higher. Our instructors come to your location and work around your schedule, utilizing many different types of training tools. All students get the opportunity to practice the skills they learn and build confidence to make a difference in an emergency.

Bloodborne Pathogens: A 1-2 hour lecture that provides an in-depth view of the potential dangers of providing care and working with blood and body fluids. This course will demystify the rumors and provide accurate, up-to-date information for all industries. Also covered are necessary personal protection (PPE) and plenty of time for Q&A.

Confined Space Awareness: This 1-hour lecture class provides students with an overview of confined space safety. No certification is given; however students receive a handout for later reference.

Confined Space Permanent Required Entry: This 4-hour course covers hazards, respiratory protection, fall protection, hot work permits and ventilation amongst other topics. Those who hold a water certification card will receive .4 ceu’s upon completion.

CPR/AED: This 3-4 hour course offers a great review of CPR and the use of an AED for infant, child and adult. Also covered is the basics of personal protection and bloodborne pathogens. A 2-year completion card is given for this class. This course makes a great review during the year that first aid courses aren’t taken.

Defensive Driving: This 3-4 hour course is a great refresher for those who drive for a livng. The course is designed to review safety and defensive driving tactics. Students are issued printed certificates of completion.

Gunshot Wound First Aid: Prepare for the worst by learning how to minimize bleeding and trauma from gunshot wounds. This course focuses on life saving first aid techniques.

Hearing Protection: 1 hour of precious prevention training. Learning which noises and what levels are most damaging to your precious auditory sense. This covers identification and prevention.

Lead Awareness in Construction: This course complies with the training requirements of the WISHA lead in construction regulations. It will cover the following topics: health hazards of lead, how you are exposed to lead, how to control your lead exposure, respiratory protection, medical monitoring, medical removal, DOSH lead

Live Fire: This is one of the most fun and most useful classes you’ll take. If you look around and see the number of fire extinguishers available to you (work, home, the mall, sporting arena’s) it’s a pretty amazing number. What’s even more amazing is how few people actually know when, why and how to use a fire extinguisher. This class is about 45 minutes of classroom explanation and then an hour or so of live fire! That’s right, you get to grab the extinguisher, pull the pin and fight the fire.

Personal Protection & Hazardous Waste Handling: Scheduled for 1-2 hours, this course covers recognition and reporting of hazardous wastes as well as hazardous waste disposal. The course can be customized for your county. We will also teach students the best type of PPE for their jobs, where to access that equipment and how to maintain it.

Respiratory Fit Testing: As required by OSHA, quantitative fit testing is performed on each student wearing their own respirator. This testing takes approximately 10-15 minutes per student and ‘fails’ can be retested the same day. A quantitative analysis is issued to each student after class. Students with multiple respirators should bring them all to class and be tested on each one individually.

Safety Seminar: We offer this a la carte opportunity to customize the training your employees need. Pick the classes that apply to your industry and let our professionals tailor your safety day! Don’t see what you’re looking for? Ask, we have hundreds of programs that we can tailor to your specific needs.

Trauma Care Course: This 12-hour, two-day course prepares you make sound decisions in emergency situations when help is not moments away. Day one of the course consists of in-depth lecture and discussions on how to handle medical emergencies, injury emergencies, environmental emergencies, and trauma cases when help is delayed or not accessible for some time. Day two of the course involves hands on scenarios with video review and detailed discussion of each practice round.

Wilderness First Aid: Scheduled for 2 days, this 16 hour course offers in-depth training for the outdoor enthusiast on day trips or short adventures. Topics include patience assessment, triage, wound care, environmental emergencies, medical emergencies, CPR, wilderness specific ailments, and hands on trauma scenarios.