Warming weather means Caravan and Marine AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) bundles are being towed out the door! Summer is approaching fast so the team at FAAE have put together the perfect Defib Bundles to help keep your outdoor adventures safe.
Re-Start A Heart Day is an annual international initiative to bring awareness to the importance of learning CPR skills and increasing access to AEDs in the global community. This year Re-Start A Heart Day falls on October 16th. For this year’s Re-Start A Heart Day, FAAE are pledging $50.00 for every Defibrillator sold at our online Defibrillator Shop between the week of October 12th – 19th 2020. These donations will help save lives throughout Australia.
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 […]
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.
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.
Many people tend to use the terms ‘heart attack’ and ‘cardiac arrest’ interchangeably and assume they have the same meaning. There are actually many key differences between the two heart conditions! Learn all about heart attack and cardiac arrest in our latest blog post.
A few weeks ago we reported on Yellow Wiggle, Greg Page, who suffered a cardiac arrest after performing at a bushfire relief concert in Sydney. Thanks to quick-thinking bystanders who were trained in CPR and a public access HeartSine defibrillator, Page survived the incident and he recently released a statement about the experience.
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