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parkrun defibrillator Saves a Life

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Recently our director Scott Whimpey caught up with the team from parkrun Australia to chat all things defibrillators and first responder training. First Aid Accident & Emergency are the defibrillator and training provider for parkrun Australia, “we have focussed on ensuring every parkrun has a defibrillator and training on when to use the life saving […]

Brett Orpwood at a parkrun

Meet Brett Orpwood, The Miracle Man!

  Meet Brett Orpwood, the miracle man! On Saturday 23 December 2017, Brett went into cardiac arrest whilst running with his 8-year-old son in the Murrum Murrum Parkrun in Victoria.   Brett’s heart stopped.   CPR was started on Brett straight away by fellow runners and the defibrillator that was supplied by First Aid Accident […]

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 […]

Kirra Parkrun

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 […]

Lifepak Plus defibrillator use

Defibrillators for every parkrun

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