Company History

After a career in Canada’’s military, training soldiers to stay safe during overseas missions, Dean Turner founded F.A.S.T. Rescue to share his passion of helping people by bringing his expertise to the public. Since 1997, he has played a part in leading health & safety training initiatives, focused on everything from first aid to disaster management, for major organizations across Canada. He was a member of the Homelessness Initiative, Food Security Network, and Heart Health Initiative. Dean helped bring the Smart Risk Foundations Heros’ program, a program geared to educating our youth in taking safe risks, to the Region of York. He is still very active in the community as a volunteer for the Canadian Red Cross Safety and Disaster Service. Since his retirement from the military, Dean has been very successful at assembling a strong and dedicated team of professionals as instructors and product experts, selected for their technical expertise, ability to communicate, and compassion to educate others on healthy living and saving lives.
Dean & General Jonathan Vance
Dean and General Jonathan Vance, Canada's Chief of Defence
Red Cross top training partner award
F.A.S.T. Rescue wins a Top Training Partner Award at the Red Cross Awards for 2015!
F.A.S.T. Rescue stemmed from the idea of offering individuals and companies an affordable, personalized, quality first aid program. It blossomed to much more than ever imagined. In the beginning, we conducted personal CPR courses in our clients’ homes. Now, we facilitate large corporate classes from British Columbia to Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. The best part about our growth is that we have not forgotten our roots and our core beliefs. Our growth has been and will always be based on the needs and requirements of our clients. We endeavour to maintain close and honest relationships with all of our clients, big or small. As a result, we are proud to say that the vast majority of our clients continue to work with us year after year. We are focused on our mission to offer you Health and Safety solutions that are comprehensive and affordable.
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With our increased customer base, we have grown accordingly and now offer industry as well as product and training specialists. We have a talented and friendly staff who are an excellent resource for your business’ safety requirements. Furthermore, they are able to offer you knowledgeable and detailed information about the products or training you require. We have created an extensive self service web based program that allows you to track your employees’ training records, order the required safety supplies and keep track of regulation changes.
The FAST Rescue team
The F.A.S.T. Rescue Team
Fast Rescue Safety Programs
F.A.S.T. Rescue offers a variety of Safety Training Programs

Construction safety training programs were added to our complement of training programs due to the needs of our clients’. All our training programs are designed to ensure the safety of the individual. Our safety products have been chosen for their quality and affordability. Our newest program offers a complete safety solution and is focused on ensuring that our customers have a pro-active safety system for their workplace so they can meet the required safety standards, as well as ensure the safety of their workers. We take pride in our growing customer base and in our ability to provide our customers with high standards and consistent service.

F.A.S.T. Rescue offers a full spectrum of Health and Safety products, training and services. We pride ourselves in the fact that we have a variety of experts who can assist our customers in whatever their Health and Safety needs may be, whether in the realm of training, products or safety solutions.  We are passionate about making Health and Safety a way of life.