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Man being extracted from a car crash

Tip of the Week: Extraction from a Car Crash

Do you know how to help in a car crash? Watch this video for some great tips!     It’s common for first aiders and first responders to get it wrong in a car crash situation. Here are some important tips on the do’s and don’ts when attending a Motor Vehicle accident (MVA). Please remember […]

First Aid Accident and Emergency

Man impaled on steel fence

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Do you know what to do for this as a first aider? ***VIEWER WARNING *** VIDEO HERE Here is a video of a man that has been impaled on a school fence after a car accident, its a miracle he is awake the whole time and survives this! Australian first aid recommendations for bleeding (ANZCOR […]

chain of survival parkrun

parkrun Chain of Survival

We encourage everyone to  watch this video and read this article. Did you know over 30,000 people die from a SCA (Sudden Cardiac Arrest) in Australia every year, parkrun is now on the way to reducing these numbers by providing a Defibrillator at every parkrun event. As a parkrunner you may be aware that over […]

Free Health Check with every First Aid course

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At First Aid Accident & Emergency we are all about keeping everyone in good health and that means our participants as well. Ask yourself this, when was the last time you had a health check? When it comes to health, the best advise is to be pro-active as opposed to re-active and this is why […]

Getting prepared for the 2015 Kokoda Challenge

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At First Aid Accident and Emergency we are proud to be part of the annual Kokoda Challenge events held throughout Queensland. There is nothing more fulfilling that working together as a team and pushing your limits while also helping a great cause. Our affiliation with the challenge has put us in a place of understanding on […]

Are your Electricians Trained in First Aid?

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The Gold Coast is one of the fastest growing cities in Australia with a lot of tradies moving to the Sunshine State to make the most of the booming building industry. With this influx of workers out on building sites or residential sites it is essential that your staff and contractors are equipped to handle […]

What to do with a Jellyfish Sting

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It is getting to that time of year when the Gold Coast waters are receiving a few not-so-welcome guests. Less than a month ago a large swarm of blue blubber (or Catostylus mosaicus) jellyfish were reported off the beaches on the southern end of the Gold Coast signaling that the Jellyfish season is here. Unfortunately […]