Learn to Navigate Emergency Situations at Home and Far From It
Founded by David Yacubian in 2010, Ready SF is a San Francisco based company specializing in risk management and emergency preparedness services. As a provider of both urban and wilderness training certification courses, we are committed to assisting organizations as well as individuals so that they may respond effectively when the situation arises.
Students feel empowered, gain confidence, and understand their role best when they are taught in an engaging and interactive format. Our classes and trainings, whether run independently or with our partner NOLS Wilderness Medicine, are taught by dynamic and experienced professionals who draw from their own real experiences in the field.
What We Do
Ready SF sponsors NOLS Wilderness Medicine courses throughout the Bay Area. The Wilderness Medicine Courses utilize NOLS Wilderness Medicine curriculum and literature. Ready SF’s unique and long-standing relationship with NOLS give students invaluable insight into the curriculum and has helped make Ready SF the largest and most sought out sponsor of in the Greater San Francisco area.
Wilderness medicine courses sponsored through Ready SF provide students a NOLS certification through their Wilderness Medicine Institute, a globally recognized entity that has successfully trained over 110,000 students and is CECEMS accredited.
Risk Management Consulting
Whether you work for a small outdoor recreation program or a larger inner city school, Ready SF has a variety of consulting services that will help you evaluate, modify, or set-up an emergency training program to help your team guide students and/or clients to safety in the event of an emergency.
You never know when an emergency or natural disaster will occur, so having a solid plan in place is essential. We specialize in both risk management consulting for remote environments and risk management consulting for urban environments. Contact Ready SF to discuss your needs. We can help develop a customized plan that suits your company, school or non-profit. We also specialize in facilitating drills and round table exercises so staff can understand their roles in a hands on type setting.
Basic First Aid/CPR and Epinephrine Training
Ready SF provides dynamic and engaging First Aid and CPR/AED courses for all types of groups and organizations. Our certification is valid for 2 years and follows the American Heart Association research guidelines. Ready SF is one of only a few organizations that is an approved provider in the State of California to provide epinephrine auto-injector certification classes.
David Yacubian has been teaching for over 20 years and has over 15 years of experience in risk management and emergency preparedness. He has worked as an instructor and consultant for NOLS on four continents around the world. Prior to starting Ready SF, David was the Director of Risk Management for NatureBridge from 2006 – 2010. He has taught and presented at the Wilderness Risk Management Conference (2009, 2011 – 2013, 2016) as well as the Off The Vine EMS conference in Santa Rosa, CA.
David sits on the risk management committees of The Crossroads School, Environmental Traveling Companions, and the safety committee of Outward Bound California. He has two daughters who bring him endless joy and continual risk management opportunities.
Ready SF helps schools, businesses, and non-profits with customized strategies and disaster plans. Ready SF will review, revise, create or test emergency plans to ensure their viability. Contact us for more information.