It’s extremely important for all workplaces to have a first aid kit ready in case an employee finds themselves injured or unwell. Most industries will have strict guidelines in place when it comes to OHS and first aid management—if you’re unsure on the best first aid kit for your workplace, have a read through our quick summary.
We recommend that all schools throughout Australia consider investing in a defibrillator to have kept on their campus. Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is unpredictable—you never know when it might happen to a student, teacher or parent at the school. Read more in our latest blog.
Greg Page (more commonly known as the original Yellow Wiggle) had his life saved over the weekend thanks to a public access defibrillator and some quick-thinking bystanders. This incident further highlights the unpredictability of cardiac arrest and the importance of portable defibrillators when it comes to survival.
Whatever industry you work in, there will always be some chance of injury or illness striking you or one of your colleagues. The team at FAAE have created a summary outlining some of the most common workplace injuries, along with what first aid equipment your workplace should have readily available.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (more commonly known as CPR) is an essential skill to have. When you’ve been trained in CPR, you could potentially save the life of a family member, colleague or even a stranger. Read our latest blog to learn all about the importance of CPR.
It’s important to make sure you’re looking after yourself and preventing the risk of dehydration or heat stroke occurring during these warmer months. Our team of first aid experts have put together a few things you should remember to help you avoid overheating.
We regularly get asked by our students about how easy defibrillators are to use and if you require prior training to be able to use one. The answer is that modern defibs are designed to be easy enough to be used by anyone. Learn more about using defibrillators in our latest blog post.
Are you heading away this Christmas break? While you’re packing your swimmers, beach towel and sunnies, you should also pack a few first aid essentials. We’ve put together a checklist of a few of the essential first aid items you should take with you this Christmas holiday.
We provide all our students with the very latest in first aid and CPR training to ensure they’re prepared for any kind of medical emergency. We’ve put together a few important tips to keep in mind when managing some of the most common first aid situations that occur here in Australia.
Here at First Aid Accident & Emergency, we regularly teach our first aid students about the most accurate and up-to-date ways to deal with a wide range of emergency medical scenarios. One of these scenarios is how to best manage severe and life-threatening bleeding.
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