Since 1919, the Delaware Safety Council (DSC) has proudly been a pioneer in providing safety training and resources to both industry and the public. The DSC, a private non-profit (c)(3) non-government organization, is devoted to promoting the protection of life and health in the workplace, in the home, on the highway and in the community by actively providing education/training resources and services.
Defensive Driving Courses
Our Defensive Driving courses are fully approved and certified for auto insurance premium reductions.
The Delaware Safety Council offers defensive driving classes online 24/7 and in classroom locations throughout the state of Delaware. If a business or community group is interested in bringing a defensive driving class to their site, the DSC will host the class on-site for that business or community group*. Participants can not only become better drivers, but save up to 15% on the liability portion of their insurance premium for three years.
Flagger Certification Classes
The Delaware Safety Council offers flagger training, which is necessary to become a certified flagger.
The Delaware Safety Council offers monthly flagger certification courses at its Training Center located at 2 Penns Way, Suite 201, New Castle, DE 19720. Courses require pre registration and are filled on a first come first served basis. The cost is $60 per person and includes student materials and certification card. Flagger Certification is valid for 4 years and provides essential education about directing motorists on and around roadway work sites. Courses are also offered at the DelawareTech campus in Georgetown at various times during the summer months. See Flagger Classes link located in left column for more details.
First Aid & CPR/AED Certification Classes
The Delaware Safety Council offers First Aid and CPR/AED Certification classes to educate participants on how to prepare for and respond to emergencies. The American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) certifications are valid for two years and classes are held at both our training center and on-site for businesses and community groups*.
Childcare & Babysitting Safety Classes
The Delaware Safety Council offers training for young people interested in babysitting. The American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) curriculum covers basic child care information, including emergency action steps and personal safety topics. Class is used to familiarize and provide young adults, new parents, and other types of students, with basic skill training and information that is necessary in caring for infants and children, such as, emergency action steps, personal safety, fire safety, infant care, basic first aid, and choking management.
Pet First Aid & Emergency Care
An essential course for pet owners, this ASHI certification course will give students up-to-date, medically accurate information as well as instruction on the proper sequence of actions to take in various first aid emergencies regarding your dog or cat. Upon completion of the course, each participant will receive an American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) Pet First Aid Certification Card.
Bloodborne Pathogens is a 2-hour program that will expand your knowledge and understanding of what bloodborne pathogens are and how risks of exposure can be reduced. This 1-year certification will assists in satisfying the training requirements of the U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.