Peter Cary attended a First Aid course in October of 2015, when he suddenly has a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). Ironically, this happened during a role-play session in the CPR Course where students were practicing their newly acquired First Aid skills on each other. Our qualified First Aid trainers thought Mr Cary was merely getting […]
Defibrillators are now mandatory in 2018 QLD Diving and Snorkelling Code of Practice. The Queensland Government has adjusted requirments to the code of practice to include: Recreational Snorkelling Recreational Diving Recreational Technical Diving Queensland businesses undertaking these activities outside of a swimming pool, are now required to risk assess and have access to a Defibrillator. […]
It was just over 2 years ago, First Aid Accident & Emergency #FAAE were appointed the official Defibrillator supplier to the GC 2018 Commonwealth Games #gc2018. As a Registered Training Organisation RTO-32508 and Defibrillator specalist, FAAE were tasked to help roll out over 200 #defibrillators and supply basic training for one of the largest sporting […]
Why are we still running CPR and First Aid Courses? As the Corona Virus hits all businesses in Australia and around the world, there has been a large amount of business that are still confused about staying open and weather to continue to operate. As a first aid provider, FAAE has now felt a 90% […]
Everyone who experiences this disease will experience it a little differently, because their bodies will respond to the virus in a different way. Following a positive diagnosis you may be able to remain at home in self-isolation or you may need treatment in a hospital. Home treatment and self-isolation For most Australians, the virus will […]
As we are facing this international health crisis with the COVID-19 coronavirus, we have looked very seriously at facilitating courses in the current health environment and implemented strict hygiene protocols. We would like to inform you that our public and onsite first aid courses are still running.
Sudden cardiac arrest is unpredictable and can happen to even fit and healthy individuals. This is why we encourage all workplaces, schools and any other kind of public space to seriously consider having a defib readily available to be used in the event of an emergency. This recommendation also applies to sporting clubs and recreation centres.
As it’s becoming more apparent of how essential it is to invest in a defibrillator, we want to ensure more people have a solid understanding when it comes to defibs! We’ve put together a summary of a few fun facts that you might not know about defibs.
Scott Whimpey former Nike Hammer athlete, director of FAAE and a fastest time over the gruelling 96km event in 11:20min, gives you the essential tips on how to survive the 2020 Kokoda Challenge. Help to support FAAE by booking your next first aid course with the most innovative first aid training company in South East […]
Here at First Aid Accident & Emergency, we make it our mission to provide education surrounding defibrillators, including what they’re used for and how they work. We aim to raise awareness and help you understand how important defibrillators are so you will hopefully consider investing in one of these life-saving devices.