JFK General Manager Charles Everett, Manager Terry Rizzuto.
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JFK Airport STOPS
Employee survival training
The administration at JFK Airport
offered its first class to Stop the
Bleed Bleeding, Control Basic (BCon).
This initiative is a hands-on
seminar on how to control bleeding
in the event of an emergency. Given
the threat of possible airport terror
incident resulting in injury, this
training can prevent fatalities in
situations when professional assistance
is not readily available.
This is part of the airports continuing
concern for its stakeholders
and those who may be called
upon at a moment’s notice without
any professional medical training
but an understanding of how to provide
a tourniquet, gauze pad or hemostatic
agent. It was developed to
increase survival from an active
shooter, improvised explosive device
and mass casualty events.
This training is not intended to
replace calling 911 nor to be used
instead of contacting PAPD, but it
is an interim approach to minimize
To find out more about this program
or call 718-244-4150.
The young students are supported by Cheryl Caddle, Executive Director of Community Youth
Care Services Out of School Program,;Joyce Barksdale, Parent Coordinator of PS176;NY Assemblywoman
Alicia Hyndman; Marisa Castello, Principal of PS176; Brandie Austin, Site Supervisor
of Community Youth Care Services Out of School Program