For the last five years, Roeslein & Associates has been training and certifying its employees in CPR and First Aid to assist in its push for safety awareness at all of locations. “We saw a use for the program not only at our manufacturing facilities but in our office spaces; you never know when something can happen and this program allows us to be prepared for anything, anytime, anywhere,” said Roeslein’s Safety Manager Ryan Kirkpatrick.
In April of 2015, Roeslein saw such a demand for the voluntary program that it decided to start training employees in-house for more flexibility and course options. To do this, three employees, Sarah Keifer (STL), Darren Doiron (Red Bud), and Dan Hemmer (Red Bud), were certified to instruct the courses.
Currently, 46 Red Bud employees, 14 St. Louis employees, and 9 Denver employees have been certified in both CPR and First Aid. In addition to offering this program to employees, Roeslein offers additional courses for family members of employees. Most recently, Roeslein has started requiring all participants of their internship program to become CPR and First Aid certified through their program.
To complete the CPR and First Aid training, an employee needs to complete six hours of training. Roeslein offers different layouts of the training allowing employees to take it all at once or over multiple days to allow flexibility for their schedules. Roeslein’s St. Louis headquarters offers the training two times annually, while in Red Bud, the training is held three times a year for employees and offered once or twice for family members depending on the demand.
Roeslein & Associates was founded in 1990, specializing in engineering, modular fabrication and construction services. The company has product offerings in canmaking, the container manufacturing industry and the process and energy sectors with annual revenues over $200 million. Its 400+ employees are spread throughout offices in St. Louis, MO (HQ), Red Bud, IL, Denver, CO, Birmingham, UK and Shanghai, China. To find out more, visit www.roeslein.com.