Santaquin-Goshen Ready Workshops

Thursday, November 9, 2017 7:00 PM Santaquin North Stake Center

(545 North 200 East, Santaquin)

Topic:  FIRST AID  & Emergency Response

Presenter: Stephen Olson, Santaquin Chief of Fire and EMS

Stephen has been in fire, rescue and emergency medical services for 15 years, in Utah and Salt Lake Counties.   Positions held are Firefighter, EMT, Paramedic, Technical Rescue Specialist, Engineer, Captain, Fire Chief; Technical Search and Rescue Specialist with Utah Task Force-5 Urban Search and Rescue team for 8 years;   Bachelors and Associate degrees from UVSC/UVU in Fire Science, Emergency Medicine, and Emergency Services Management; adjunct Faculty at UVU: Emergency Services Paramedic Program.

Appointed as chief of Santaquin Fire & EMS Department in 2013.   Current responsibilities for Santaquin City are organizational management, fire code official, disaster prevention & preparedness, and emergency response, incident commander/manager.

I lead a department of 50 fantastic EMTs, Firefighters, Paramedics, and Officers who dedicate their time, talents and energies to serving the community and helping their neighbors.

The mission of Santaquin Fire/EMS: We are dedicated to protecting and serving the community through prevention, planning, and response with professionalism and performance excellence.

Presentation:  We will address the following items.

  • First Aid Practices and Procedures
  • Home Disaster Preparedness
  • Emergency Response

Everyone is invited—even if you do not live in the Santaquin-Goshen area.