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Help! The OSHA Hazard Communication Standard is changing and I’m not ready

In Hazard Communication, Health and Safety, OSHA, ProTrainings, Training by Scott Andersen5 Comments

HazCom is changing You may have heard rumblings about some changes to the OSHA HazCom standard. The revised standard actually took effect on May 25, 2012, but don’t worry if you haven’t re-trained yourself or your employees yet. OSHA is giving employers some extra time to become compliant. However, the first of these deadlines is quickly approaching, and this requirement …

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Online CPR Certification, Not a Scam: Gossip, Lies, & Misconceptions

In Approval, Blended CPR, CPR, CPR, Effectiveness, ProTrainings by Scott Andersen10 Comments

We’ve been receiving some pretty emotionally-charged messages lately from rival CPR instructors in our neck of the Internet, so I wanted to take the opportunity to clear up some of the misconceptions people have about online CPR training, particularly the training we offer here at ProCPR. There are some CPR instructors out there who will tell you that all online …

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Free CPR Training for High Schoolers

In CPR, CPR, Featured Stories, School & Student CPR by Scott Andersen5 Comments

There were 16.3 million students enrolled in public high schools in the U.S. in 2008 — students who are eager to learn CPR and save lives. At least, that’s what we’ve found talking to high school students throughout Michigan this past year. This is great news! But there’s a problem — school budget cuts are making it difficult for schools to afford …

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Isn’t Online CPR Certification an Oxymoron?

In CPR, First Aid, Hands-Only CPR, ProCPR vs. Traditional Training, ProFirstAid, ProTrainings by Scott Andersen4 Comments

I was spending some time on Twitter recently when I saw a message that caught me off guard. It read, “Isn’t online CPR certification an oxymoron?” As the co-founder of a company that provides online CPR certification, I have become accustomed to defending our business and explaining why online training is a better way to learn. But the way this …

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New Year’s Resolutions at ProTrainings

In ProTrainings by Scott Andersen3 Comments

This past year has been busy over at the ProTrainings offices. Thanks to you, we were able to train and certify more than 84,000 people this year alone. With the beginning of a new year, we wanted to take a look back at 2011 and let you know what is being planned for 2012. We would also like to offer …

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ProCPR launches toll free support for online CPR certification

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Beginning today, ProCPR is committed to providing a live customer support representative to students who have questions while taking their CPR certification exam. Providing exceptional service to customers is a top priority, making this commitment a logical step for the company. The toll free number, (888) 406-7487, will be displayed on the website from 9AM to 5PM Monday through Friday …