We want to help everyone be ready, so we built Baxter Safety
At Baxter Safety, we have a simple mission: to deliver the best first aid, safety and prevention training possible. Excellence is our standard, and our standard is non-negotiable. Delivering the best first aid and prevention training is something we strive to do because, at the core, our success is dependent on the success of our clients. It’s why we do what we do, and it’s how we make the world a better place.
Baxter Safety is built out of a passion for excellence. Exceptional Instructors and Facilitators ensure we provide the best customer experience for everyone. As a result, our participants leave our courses with the skills to deliver first aid care with confidence.
We care deeply about the quality of our training. Our expert team delivers the latest Red Cross Program Standards and guidelines. We use the best mannikins, supplies and equipment to ensure real-time feedback to our clients.
Jodi Baxter is an entrepreneur, Founder and Lead Facilitator. She graduated from the University of Waterloo with a degree in English, focusing on documentation and writing. She has written articles, edited books, created leadership best practices manuals and end-user guides. She was a regular content provider for magazines such as REPS!, Status, Oxygen and MUSCLE Magazine.
Since her early days in high school, she is a dedicated community supporter and local volunteer. In 2011 she joined the Canadian Red Cross and found her passion for facilitation; specializing in first aid instruction, safety and prevention. After writing an article on the world’s strongest firefighter, she was inspired to take on a new challenge and in 2013, graduated from Conestoga College with a diploma in Firefighting. After graduating from firefighting college, she became a Red Cross Training Partner, pooling all her previous experiences and expertise into her business, Baxter Safety. A lifelong learner, in 2015 she became a Red Cross Instructor Trainer and joined the Emergency Response Team with Emergency Management, supporting both small and large-scale disasters.
With strong communication and facilitation skills, she progressed to become a Psychological First Aid Facilitator and expanded her expertise to include Respect Education, Violence and Abuse Prevention targeting youth and youth workers. Jodi maintains Baxter Safety by providing courses in Southern Ontario focusing on first aid, safety and prevention. She continues to increase her education and experience within the community and volunteers actively in emergency management.
“I created Baxter Safety to reflect my devotion to education and safety and the belief that everyone, everywhere, should try to make the world a better place.” – Jodi Baxter
CRC Psychological First Aid Instructor, April 2018
CRC Beyond the Hurt & Healthy Youth Relationships Facilitator, March 2018
CRC Respect Education Training Partner, March 2018
CRC Teaching Experience Supervisor, Feb 2017
CRC Youth Leader (Recertified), June 2017
CRC First Aid Instructor Trainer (Recertified), Feb 2017
Emergency Management ERT Responder, Red Cross, Nov 2015
Firefighter, Conestoga College, May 2013
Bachelor of Arts, English, University of Waterloo, 2009[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]