Our Training Approach -
Who We Are
Ounce of Prevention Safety Services was created based on the experience and belief that first aid training can and does save lives.
Our mission is to provide highly rated and engaging first aid and CPR training to both the public and privately booked audience utilizing an instructor base with advanced medical-care knowledge. We strongly believe that the training you receive can literally mean the difference between life and death. Even for minor medical emergencies the training you receive can prevent further injury, and ease pain and suffering.
With this in mind, we have crafted our vision statement to reflect our belief: “Ounce of Prevention Safety Services is fanatical about providing affordable, convenient, informative, and enjoyable first aid education with the goal of instilling the knowledge, skill, and confidence in the training that we hope you will never need to use, but should the situation arise, the confidence to act immediately".
The Ounce of prevention training team all have real world experience in the emergency medical services field, as either paramedics, firefighters, or nurses. Contact us and learn more!
Ounce of Prevention Safety Services, constantly striving to be the best at preparing you in the event of the worst. ”
Matthew Gaudette - Director of Operations
Matthew Gaudette has been a practicing paramedic for 25 years and presently assumes the role as an Operations Manager for an EMS service in southwestern Ontario. Matthew has an extensive background in pre-hospital education programs and has also been directly involved in other various medical training programs recognized by WSIB for 23 years. This includes being an author of our recognized program and previous business partner. Matthew enjoys his volunteer efforts within the communities he serves and most important realizes the importance of family; happily spending time with Bonni, Erin, Alexander and canine companion Benelli.
Chris Nugent - Training Manager
Chris Nugent has been a practicing A-EMCA certified PCP paramedic with Essex-Winsdor EMS since 2010, a part time firefighter with Tecumseh Fire Rescue Service since 2009, and has also been a first aid/CPR/AED instructor since 2011. Chris is a member of the Essex County Confined Space Rescue Team and holds certification and specialized training in Hazmat/CBRNE operations, and large scale disaster response and management (ADLS). Chris has volunteered with local service and charity organizations such as The Goodfellows and The Miracle League. In his free time Chris enjoys boating with his wife Jodie, and their two sons, Jackson and Wyatt.