SEOUL, March 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Couriers for one of South Korea’s largest logistics companies, CJ Korea Express, have become certified emergency medical responders after receiving safety and CPR training, the company announced yesterday.
In collaboration with the Ministry of Public Safety and Security (MPSS), CJ Korea Express trained around five hundred of its employees so that they can be of help in case of emergencies occurring while they’re on the job.
During the comprehensive safety training program, which took place at 39 fire stations across the country, CJ couriers were trained to come to the rescue in different emergency situations such as car accidents, work accidents, and car fires.
First aid training for airway management, bleeding control and patient transport followed.
Any CJ delivery driver who finishes the training course by successfully completing a practical assessment will receive an official first aid certification.
Officials from CJ Korea Express said the company plans to provide first aid training programs to all employees in the future.
Another social marketing campaign, ‘Steps of Hope,’ is also being run by the company as part of a collective effort with Sejong General Hospital to fundraise for patients with heart diseases.
‘Steps of Hope’ is a charity program for which each step taken by CJ couriers will be turned into a donation.