Health & Safety Institute and National Traffic Safety Institute Announces Partnership

Health & Safety Institute (HSI) and National Traffic Safety Institute (NTSI) announced today a partnership between the two national training organizations to offer expanded education and training opportunities in the areas of driver safety and emergency care.

Eugene, OR, May 08, 2009 --( The partnership will increase the offerings of both organizations by delivering courses through both HSI and NTSI instructor networks.

NTSI’s programs are primarily used to satisfy defensive driving requirements, insurance reduction, ticket dismissal, and driver improvement for individuals as well as companies and organizations nationwide.

HSI training programs help fulfill regulatory requirements for professional rescuers and educate the general community in CPR, AED, and first aid care.

“We recognize NTSI’s leadership in the driver safety and improvement industry and are pleased to be partnering with them to broaden the range of training programs available through both HSI and NTSI Training Centers. The natural synergy between our companies and our course offerings provides great benefit to our collective customers by providing a more complete training solution,” says Craig Aman, Vice President of Sales.

The pairing of these industry experts allows clients the opportunity to access one resource for their emergency care and driver safety training needs. With offices throughout the country, HSI and NTSI provide online, onsite, and tailored training solutions. Bundles, packages, and discounts will be offered by both organizations. Instructors currently certified with either agency will remain recognized as a certified trainer.

“NTSI’s partnership with Health & Safety Institute in delivering high quality education is intended to provide a safer driving and living environment for our clients. Our combined expertise in the fields of emergency care education and modifying driving behavior will in the long term reduce morbidity and mortality among those who participate in our class room and online learning environments. Our combined services will raise the bar on health and safety education.” said Paul Hallums, NTSI President.

About NTSI: Over 400,000 individuals rely on NTSI annually for driver improvement programs throughout the country. In addition to a wide range of specialty programs, including Law Enforcement and Fire Service, NTSI has also developed and implemented the US Army Safety Training Program. Since implementing NTSI training in 2005, over 2.5 million US Army soldiers have completed this program.

About HSI: Health & Safety Institute (HSI) is the largest privately held emergency care training organization in the industry. Launched in 2007, HSI originally united the recognition and expertise of the American Safety & Health Institute ( and Medic First Aid International ( In 2008, 24-7 EMS ( joined the family of brands. HSI companies have partnered with more than 16,000 approved training centers and have authorized more than 200,000 professional safety and health educators, who have certified more than 13 million emergency care providers in the US and more than 100 countries throughout the world. HSI's vision is to be the preferred training resource for safety and health training centers.

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