PROVO — The Mountain Valley Chapter, American Red Cross, will offer a Safety School as part of the 2007 Mountain Valley Health & Safety Conference the week of Oct 15. Courses include:

• The 60-hour emergency responder course, meeting the guidelines for a first responder and both state and federal requirements for guides and outfitters on public lands.

• Learn the risks of a flu pandemic and what steps you can take to protect yourself, family or co-workers. This is a free presentation.

• For health-care providers and social workers, both the HIV starter facts class and the HIV instructors/presenters course will be offered. Discover the facts about HIV/AIDS, how it is transmitted and how to protect yourself from infection. You can also be certified to teach prevention skills to at-risk groups.

• For current Red Cross instructors who wish to take their certification to the next level, the Preparedness Training System will be offered.

Pre-registration is required for all courses. For more information on any of these programs please contact Ed Hall at 801-373-8580, or visit www.RedCrossUT.org/SafetySchool.