Did you know that if you’re a food establishment owner, manager or employee…
…your city/town enforces the following Massachusetts Department of Public Health State Laws:
105 CMR 590.009: Special Requirements (Read full CMR here )
(E) “Anti Choking Procedures for Food Service Establishments” Pursuant to M. G. L. c. 94, § 305D, each food service establishment having a seating capacity of 25 persons or more shall:
- Have on its premises, while food is being served, an employee trained in manual procedure approved by the Department to remove food lodged in a persons throat
105 CMR 605.003: Approved Manual Procedures (Read full CMR here )
- The Department approves the procedure known as the Heimlich Maneuver and the sequence of obstructed airway maneuvers
This 1 hour long course is intended to teach the lay-person how to identify and treat a choking victim using Abdominal Thrusts (aka Heimlich Maneuver), as well as scene safety, accessing emergency services, and follow-up care.
This program is recommended for restaurant employees, food service personnel, and/or those working with high risk individuals. Upon completion of the program, participants will receive a course completion card from SJG Emergency Response Training & Consulting. This certification is valid for 2 years (restrictions may apply depending on specific State, Regional or Local Chokesaver requirements).
Approx. 1 hrs.
|10 or more participants:
UPCOMING CHOKESAVER PROGRAMS
When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Where: Great Barrington Fire Dept., 37 State Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230
Cost: $20 per person (10 or more participants: $15 per person)
REGISTER FOR CLASS