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A Letter to Mum

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Dear Mum, This is a just a little note that may help you out a bit. Last night I choked on a bit of a carrot at dinner time and I wanted you to know that It wasn’t your fault. You had cooked the carrot just right and you did not know that I was […]

Beer First Aid Anyone?

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Carlton United brewery not only produces some of the best beers in the world, they know how to look after their staff and contractors. CUB contracted our service to train staff in the vital skill of Resuscitation and First Aid – here are some pics from the courses over the past weeks. The team building […]

Mayor Tate learns CPR and saves his wife.

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First Aid Accident & Emergency director, Scott Whimpey was contacted late last year by the Mayor’s office, the Mayor wanted a specalised CPR and first aid course, tailored specifically for himself and one of his team. The Mayoral office was given FAAE’s details from sources in ‘industry’ that highly recommended Scott and his organisation as […]

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Top 5 excuses why people don’t learn first aid

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At First Aid Accident and Emergency we hear a lot of different excuses why people never get around to updating their first aid skills.  After over a decade in the industry, we’ve compiled our own Top 5 of some of the reasons people have hesitated in doing a first aid course or a first aid […]

Defibrillator’s delivered to Gold Coast parkrun’s

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This Saturday was a special day for Kirra parkrun, not only was it their 5th year anniversary, they also received a new LIFEPAK CR PLUS Defibrillator from Scott Whimpey, director of First Aid Accident & Emergency. Scott got the word that Gavin Mathieson, Gold Coast area manager for parkrun was visiting Kirra, along with Paul […]

Even hospital staff need First Aid!

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People assume that hospital staff are naturally able to conduct first aid, no matter which department they work in.  The fact is that First Aid requires consistant training and upskilling, especially to those working in the health industry. Our chief trainer, Scott Whimpey, recently conducted some refresher training in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation and Low Voltage […]

Hot Tomato visit First Aid Accident and Emergency

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Doesn’t matter how ‘low risk’ your occupation is, everyone needs to know first aid which is why we weren’t surprised to get a fly-by visit from Big Trev from 102.9 Hot Tomato. Trev works in radio and spends most of his time traveling around the Gold Coast visiting businesses and coordinating give-aways but this doesn’t […]

Defibrillators for every parkrun

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  First Aid Accident & Emergency (FAAE) have partnered up with Guy Leech and parkrun for an Australian first. FAAE have established themselves as a market leader for Workplace Defibrillators by teaming up with the best in the business- Guy Leech, parkrun and Physio Control to deliver an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to every parkrun event in the country, that’s right, the ultimate life […]

Near drownings reinforce need for parents to learn CPR

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It’s been a busy time for emergency services in the Tropical Northern Queensland city of Cairns over the past week with several near-drownings only days apart from each other. The drownings involved children under the age of 6, one whom was swimming in a public pool, one who was visiting a local water attraction and […]

First Aid for Dreamworld Engineering Team

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It has been a difficult time for the staff and local community of Dreamworld so when our First Aid Accident and Emergency office received the phone call to facilitate a Low Voltage Rescue and Resuscitation Course for the engineering team, our CEO and chief trainer, Scott Whimpey, took the job on himself. Knowing First Aid […]