Soldier Field Commits to Public Safety by Training Employees in How to Treat Traumatic Injuries and Placing Trauma Kits Strategically Around The Stadium Soldier Field Will Train Employees in Triage and Basic Trauma Care.
Soldier Field, home of the Chicago Bears, announced a new partnership with citizenAID to train their operations staff in emergency response and equipping the stadium with more than 400 PTKs around the concourses and belt kits for their staff, containing life saving equipment. This will greatly increase the safety of all who visit Soldier Field. Additionally, with citizenAID’s one-for-one match of their training program, Soldier Field has directed 100 trainings session for teachers in after school programs across Chicago’s local fieldhouses.
“More than 60,000 fans visit our stadium on a given day or night, so it’s important we’re prepared in case of an emergency. That’s why we’re not only training our employees, but we’re also equipping supervisors with trauma kits to wear on their person and installing kits in the busiest sections of the stadium,” said Tim LeFevour. “citizenAID’s matching program also allows us to donate trainings to our local teachers, so we’re able to give back to our community by empowering staff at fieldhouses across Chicago with lifesaving training.”