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Life-Saving at Camp

What happens when a person suddenly becomes unresponsive due to a heart attack, drowning or other cardiac arrest situation?  They need an AED machine – and quickly – that’s what! Over the past couple of years, we have had the privilege of supplying AED (Automated External Defibrillator) machines to various organizations with monies they received […]

Meet Safety First Instructor, Carissa Jackson

Carissa Jackson is a Licensed Massage Therapist, practicing since 2003.  She has such a passion for sharing knowledge about anatomy and physiology that she became a massage instructor for Heritage Institute and the Florida School of Advanced Bodywork, where she taught numerous modalities as well as CPR & First Aid for 7 years, collectively.  Currently, […]

Nonprofit, You Can Get an AED For FREE!

We at Safety First are on a mission to increase the number of AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) within area organizations. These are the life-saving devices that restart the heart in an event of sudden cardiac arrest. Sadly, these emergencies happen with people of any age, and the survival rate decreases by 10% for every minute […]

Are You Drinking Enough Water?

It was a summer and the weather was hot. At the time, I worked at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort as a lifeguard. Tons of people filled the pool. All of the sudden, I was overcome with dizziness and I could not focus. I can’t remember if I called for help or if someone else did. […]

Partnership with Night Lite Pediatrics Urgent Care

We have some exciting news to share!  We have a new venue for holding some of our most popular safety courses.  Long-time friends and clients of Safety First may remember that for many years we held our Community CPR classes at the two local Babies R Us stores.  Well, we obviously lost that venue when […]