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The American Safety & Health Institute ("ASHI") is a major training organization offering high quality training materials, courses, and programs for healthcare professionals, first responders, employees, and the community. Since 1978, ASHI and MEDIC First Aid authorized instructors have certified nearly 30 million emergency care providers in the U.S. and more than 100 countries throughout the world. 

ASHI training programs are equivalent to the training programs developed and administered by the American Heart Association ®, Inc. (AHA) and the AmericanNational Red Cross (ARC). 

ASHI CPR, AED, and First Aid training programs are currently accepted, approved, or recognized as an industry credential meeting the requirements of more than 2400 state regulatory agencies, occupational licensing boards, national associations, commissions, and councils in more than 550 occupational professions. For Arizona-specific acceptance, please refer to the "RESOURCES" page of this website.

ASHI CPR, AED, and First Aid training programs are current, evidence-based, and conform to the:

(a) 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (revised/released programs)

(b) 2015 AHA and ARC Guidelines Update for First Aid (revised/released programs)

(c) 2015 Caring for Our Children Basics: Health and Safety Foundations for Early Care and Education, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

(d) 2011 Standards for First Aid and CPR training of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association, and National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education, Caring for our children: National health and safety performance standards; Guidelines for early care and education programs. 3rd Edition ("CFOC3")

(e) 2010 AHA Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science

(f) 2010 AHA and ARC International Consensus on First Aid Science with Treatment Recommendations

(g) 2010 AHA and ARC Guidelines for First Aid

(h) The criteria of the Boy Scouts of America for Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines

(i) National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards, Emergency Medical Responder

(j) Recommendation of the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Best Practices Guide: Fundamentals of a Workplace First-Aid Program