Rick is a Firefighter/Paramedic (retired) with over 39 years of Firefighting and EMS experience. As the Training Supervisor of both EMS and Firefighting, SAFETY is “Priority One".
Rick works at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston as an AHA Instructor for Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
Rick Todd has also worked as a Training Instructor for the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency based from Region 2 in Bridgewater,MA.
He is certified by the Mass. Fire Training Council as Fire Officer I, Fire Officer II, Fire Instructor II, and Fire Safety Officer. He is a trainer in many Fire Service disciplines.
He is a member of the National Association of EMS Instructors and is a Cape and Islands Emergency Medical Services Instructor.
He has attended Tactical Medic HSS Basic/Advanced Certification and deployed with the SEMLEC Regional SWAT .
He also managed a Public Access Defibrillation Program, where over 60 AED's where made available to the community and over 400 participants trained in CPR/AED. Additional instructor endorsements include National Safety Council and American Heart Association Instructor.