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Diving and Snorkelling Vessels To Have Mandatory AEDs on Board

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In response to a spate of cardiac-related incidents involving recreational diving and snorkelling vessels, the QLD Government handed down legislation in 2018 that stipulates all tourist reef vessels that undertake diving or snorkelling must have a functioning defibrillator onboard. The move brings a sense of security and confidence to tourists and operators alike as defibrillation can […]

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2019 National First Aid Tour for AMA Group

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As the preferred training provider for the AMA group, First Aid Accident & Emergency recently kicked off our national first aid training roadshow for all the Gemini and RPM repair centres around the country. The first aid and CPR training started in Brisbane in February and headed to ACT, NSW, Victoria and is now scheduled for […]

Defibrillator for Zumba Classes

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Sharon Howlin is a Zumba instructor here on the Gold Coast and knows the importance of being prepared, and having quick access to a defibrillator. Sharon had a heart scare last year just after a class and decided to start saving for her own personal defibrillator. The Zumba classes she takes are mostlly for the […]

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FAAE Sponsors Defib Through OMS Clinic

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First Aid Accident & Emergency were proud to partner with OMS Clinic in the delivery of First Aid and CPR. As part of an inhouse promotion, we were also given the opportunity to part-sponsor a Heartsine 360P Automatic Defibrillator for one lucky practice. Congratulations to Australia Fair Dental for winning the draw and becoming a […]

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Bee Sting First Aid

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Getting stung by bees has haunted our dreams ever since that traumatic scene in My Girl when we watched Macaulay Culkin die in a sudden swarm of crazed bees in the woods. Although the scene is heavily dramatised, the threat of a fatality is still a very real possibility for those out there that are severely allergic […]

Introducing the CR2 Essential Defibrillator package

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Introducing the innovative LIFEPAK CR2 Essential Defibrillator  Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) can happen to anyone—anywhere and immediate treatment is vital. A victim’s chance of survival dramatically decreases for every minute without treatment, that’s why quick access to defibrillators are so important. LIFEPAK CR2 Essential Package with FREE Cabinet & Delivery Was $2,820.00  NOW$2,399.00 The LIFEPAK […]

How to Not Melt into a Puddle over the Next Few Days

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The next few days are set to be a scorcher. 35-38 degrees around the Goldy. Our fingers inch toward the air conditioner remotes just thinking about it. In extreme temperatures, it’s important to know how to look after yourself properly, stay hydrated and keep cool. Young children and the elderly are especially susceptible to heat […]

Why its a terrible idea to pick up a blue ringed octopus

Why It’s A Terrible Idea To Pick Up A Blue Ringed Octopus

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Over the Australia Day long weekend, a tourist visiting Australia made headlines across the country when they picked up a blue-ringed octopus from the beach. Seemingly not realising the danger they were placing themselves in, the tourist then uploaded a video of the octopus cupped in their hands with the text ‘Such a pretty octopus’ […]

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Why is First Aid So Important?

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It’s the situation you never think will happen to you. Someone goes into cardiac arrest right in front of you, and apart from rushing to the patient, everyone’s next response is to frantically look around at the assembled people hoping someone in the immediate vicinity knows first aid and will swoop in and take control. […]

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Invasion of the Bluebottles

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you would have heard that an alarming number of bluebottles have been infesting South East QLD beaches in numbers that are leaving even veteran lifesavers in shock. Just over the past week, over 13,000 people were stung in QLD, including children. Nearly 1,500 of those were on Gold […]