Orland Park, IL – Free “STOP the Bleed” Training Offered by Orland Fire Protection District

Date:

Share post:

Orland Park, IL – The Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD) is offering a free, grant-funded “STOP the Bleed” class, aimed at equipping individuals with emergency bleeding control techniques.

According to the OFPD, the event is scheduled for Saturday, January 27, 2024, from 08:00 am to 10:30 am at the OFPD Training Facility, located at 10728 West 163rd Street, Orland Park. This course, also known as the Bleeding Control Basic (B-Con) Course, is open to the public and specifically tailored for those without medical training.

Participants will learn to act as immediate responders, providing critical first aid until professional medical assistance arrives. The course is a collaborative initiative by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma and the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians. Every attendee will receive a complimentary bleeding control kit. Registration details are available on the Orland Fire Protection District’s website.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

New Lenox, IL – Local Man Facing Felony Charges in Child Pornography Case

New Lenox, IL - A search warrant executed Wednesday has lead to the arrest of a 45-year-old New...

Elmhurst, IL: Police Crack Vehicle Theft Ring Involving Maserati, Several Semis; Three Arrested

Elmhurst, IL - Three men have been charged in a series of vehicle thefts across various Illinois communities,...

Hobart, IN – Purchased Headlight Leads to Puerto Rico Arrest in Fatal December Hit-and-Run Case

Hobart, IN - A critical clue in a fatal hit-and-run investigation led to an arrest in Puerto Rico,...

Park Forest, IL – 18-Year-Old Killed in Crash After Striking Utility Pole in University Park

University Park, IL - An 18-year-old Park Forest man, Ethan K. McCall, tragically lost his life in a...