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EMS Safety's Training Programs have been reviewed and approved by numerous federal, state, local and private organizations. See below for a list of some of our approvals. At EMS Safety we are always seeking out new agencies to review our programs. Contact us if you need a program approval, and we will assist with the approval process. Approval letters are available upon request.

The Approval Process: Some state agencies approve CPR, AED, and First Aid programs for specific uses, such as childcare providers or dentists. Other states mandate what program elements are required and do not have a formal approval process. When an approval process does exist, EMS Safety will submit the program to the appropriate agency, usually a state department or board. It’s often our Instructors who inform us about approval opportunities. Contact us with program approval questions, or if you need us to get an approval started. We can help you check the regulations and determine if an approval process exists for your need.

A Word on OSHA: The Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) does not approve programs. EMS Safety's CPR, First Aid and Bloodborne Pathogens training programs are OSHA-compliant and meet the regulations. For more information on what is required by OSHA, visit their website at www.osha.gov, or click on the link for Bloodborne Pathogens requirements and first aid requirements.

Federal Approvals

Private Organization Approvals

  • Girls Scouts of America
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • USA Swimming
  • American Council on Exercise (ACE)
  • National Athletic Trainer Association (NATA)
  • National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA)
  • National Personal Training Institute (AED, CPR, First Aid)
  • CECBEMS (Continuing Education Coordinating Board For Emergency Medical Services) – Pro Rescuer Program
  • Pennsylvania Keystone STARS Program – Pediatric CPR/First Aid

State Agency, Board & Municipality Approvals

  • Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
  • Arizona Board of Dentistry - Professional Rescuer
  • Arkansas Department of Human Services
  • Arkansas Division of Childhood Care and Early Childhood Education
  • California Bureau of Security
  • California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • California Emergency Medical Services Authority (for Childcare)
  • California Emergency Medical Services Authority (for Bus Drivers)
  • California, County of Orange Emergency Medical Services
  • California, ICEMA– San Bernardino/Inyo/Mono – Pro Rescuer Program
  • California, San Joaquin County Emergency Medical Services Agency (Pro Rescuer Program)
  • California, Santa Barbara County EMS Agency (Professional Rescuer Program)
  • California, Sierra-Sacramento Valley EMS Agency (Professional Rescuer Program)
  • California, San Luis Obispo EMS Agency (Professional Rescuer Program)
  • California, Ventura County EMS Agency (Professional Rescuer Program)
  • Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Child Care
  • Connecticut Department of Developmental Services
  • DC, Washington Department of Health Licensure (AED, CPR)
  • DC, Washington (Professional Rescuer Program)
  • Delaware Office of EMS - Professional Rescuer Program
  • Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) (AED, CPR, Professional Rescuer Program)
  • Florida Department of Families and Children (meets ‘Consumer Tips’ standards for Childcare Providers)
  • Florida Department of Health (Bureau of Emergency Medical Services) – For Professional Rescuer Program
  • Georgia Department of Community Health – Professional Rescuer
  • Hawaii Board of Dental Examiners - CEU's for HI dental examiners (Professional Rescuer Program)
  • Hawaii Department of Human Services
  • Idaho Outfitters & Guides Licensing Board
  • Illinois Department of Children & Family Services  - Pediatric CPR and First Aid
  • Illinois Department of Public Health
  • Indiana Family & Social Services Administration
  • Iowa Bureau of EMS - Professional Rescuer
  • Iowa Dental Board (CPR, AED, First Aid)
  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment
  • Kentucky Board of EMS - Professional Rescuer Program
  • Kentucky Bureau of EMS - Professional Rescuer Program
  • Maine Board of Dental Examiners
  • Maine Emergency Medical Services (Professional Rescuer Program)
  • Maryland Institute For Emergency Medical Services
  • Maryland State Department of Education
  • Maryland State Department of Education - Pediatrics
  • Massachusetts Department of Public Health
  • Michigan Board of Dentistry
  • Michigan Department of Community Board of Dentistry – Bloodborne Pathogens Program
  • Michigan Department of Education
  • Michigan Department of Human Services
  • Mississippi Department of Health - Pediatric CPR and First Aid
  • Missouri Bureau of EMS - Professional Rescuer Program
  • Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services
  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (Professional Rescuer Program)
  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (Childcare - Pediatrics)
  • Nebraska Division of Emergency Medical Services
  • State of Nevada, Office of Emergency Medical Systems (Professional Rescuer Program)
  • Nevada, Carson City
  • New Hampshire OEMS - Professional Rescuer
  • New Jersey State Board of Dentistry - Professional Rescuer Program
  • New Jersey State Board of Pharmacy – Professional Rescuer Program
  • New Mexico Board of Dental Health Care - Professional Rescuer Program
  • New Mexico Department of Health
  • New Mexico EMS Bureau – Professional Rescuer Program
  • New Mexico Environmental Department
  • New York Department of Health
  • New York State Department of Health – Professional Rescuer Program
  • North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Child Development
  • North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Facility Services, Office of EMS
  • North Dakota Department of Health - Professional Rescuer Program
  • North Dakota State Board of Dental Examiners - Professional Rescuer Program
  • Ohio Department of Public Safety, Emergency Medical Services (Professional Rescuer Program)
  • Ohio Division of EMS - Professional Rescuer Program
  • Oklahoma Department of Human Services
  • Oregon Department of Consumer & Business Services, Building Codes Division (AED, CPR, First Aid)
  • Pennsylvania Department of Health (AED, CPR, First Aid, Professional Rescuer Program)
  • Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of EMS (CPR/AED & First Aid, Professional Rescuer Program)
  • Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Adult Residential Licensing - CPR and First Aid
  • Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy – Professional Rescuer Program
  • South Carolina Department of Health - Emergency Management Division
  • South Dakota Department of Rural Health, Office of EMS
  • Tennessee Bureau of Health Licensure & Regulation, Division of EMS - Professional Rescuer Program
  • Tennessee Department of Human Services
  • Tennessee Department of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
  • Texas Department of Health, Bureau of EMS
  • Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Licensing, Childcare Division
  • Virginia Department of Health, Division of Licensing Programs
  • Washington Department of Social and Health Services, Division of Childcare and Early Learning
  • Washington Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical and Trauma Prevention
  • West Virginia Office of EMS (Professional Rescuer Program)
  • Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services
  • Wisconsin, The Registry

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