About Us


Superior Life Support Inc. was established for the purpose of providing the best quality products, safety education and training for the treatment of workplace injuries, stroke and cardiac events.


Our goal is to introduce exceptional products to our customers working in the medical arena and public forum. We carefully select industry partners and ensure that our customers and clients purchase the best and most reliable products and equipment available on the market.

Our Philosophy

Our business philosophy is to benefit our customers by remaining current with the latest technologies, equipment and procedures available and provide excellent customer support.

Our Experience

Our company focuses on providing knowledge and skills that are in compliance with the guidelines of the American Heart Association (AHA). The staff has over 50 years of combined knowledge and experience in emergency medical care. We guarantee the highest level of customer service through onsite consultation, quality instruction and training.

Our customers include but are not limited to medical offices, outpatient clinics, surgery centers, dental offices, fitness centers, extended care facilities, small business venues, corporations, educational institutions and the community.

Our Classes

We teach American Heart Association (AHA) Classes in: Basic CPR (BLS and Heartsaver disciplines), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Instructor Course disciplines (BLS, HS, ACLS, PALS).

Our Founder

Thomas Stafford, owner of Superior Life Support, was born and raised in Southern California. His career first began as an Emergency Medical Technician for several different ambulance companies from 1979 until 1986. In 1986, Thomas was hired by the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) as a Paramedic. Later in his career he was trained as a Firefighter and worked as a dual function Firefighter/Paramedic, Emergency Dispatcher, Quality Improvement Analyst, Fire Inspector, Fire Captainand Paramedic Training Officer. Today, Thomas now is the commander of the LAFD Community CPR Training Unit focusing on “Hands Only” CPR training in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). Thomas is a California State Fire Marshall (CSFM) Fire Instructor and currently in his 30th year of service with the LAFD.

In addition to his career with the LAFD, Thomas created Superior Life Support (SLS) in 2004 as a CPR Instructor through the AHA. Since that time, SLS has grown from individual instructor status to an Authorized AHA Training Center of the American Heart Association. Today SLS celebrates as an Authorized AHA Regional Training Center with over 500 instructors throughout the State of California.


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