• Snake Bite First Aid Tips

    | 28 Aug 2017

    One of Australia’s most renowned native animals is the deadly brown snake. The venomous reptile is one of many lethal creatures that inhabit our contrasting landscapes but it is certainly the most frequently encountered. Brown snakes can be found all across Australia which is why every Australian should know how to provide snake bite First […]

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  • A Guide To Remote First Aid

    | 23 Aug 2017

    Outdoor activities in remote areas are often strenuous and challenging. Due to the activities and often unpredictable environment, the need for remote First Aid is more likely to occur. Hikes through thick forestry, camping off-road and offshore fishing trips are part of Australia’s beloved outdoor culture. But every outdoor adventure, no matter how often you’ve […]

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  • First Aid Tip – A Guide To Being The Workplace First Aider

    | 07 Aug 2017

    So you’ve completed your First Aid training and put up your hand to be the Workplace First Aider? Or your boss saw your potential and requested you take on the position? Either or, you’re probably wondering what exactly is involved in the role. First Aid incidents and emergencies vary in every workplace. They range from […]

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  • First Aid For Dislocations

    | 31 Jul 2017

    Many of us have witnessed a person trip or fall, or have been cheering by the sidelines when sportsmen collide on the football field. Then there are some of us who have witnessed a high impact car accident with a vehicle, tree, sign or fence. Incidents such as these that involve a significant amount of […]

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  • First Aid For Fractures

    | 24 Jul 2017

    Do you play sport or live an active lifestyle? Does your job require you to perform labour-intensive and repetitive tasks? Do you work outside or in an accident prone environment? If you answered yes, then you’re at risk of suffering from or witnessing a fracture. Fractures, although painful, are often not life-threatening injuries. However, it […]

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  • First Aid Tips for Sprains and Strains

    First Aid Tips for Sprains and Strains

    | 17 Jul 2017

    Sprains and strains can happen to people of all ages, in a range of different environments and under a variety of circumstances. Sometimes even when you do your best to avoid them, sprains and strains still occur. The most common causes are from over stressing your body with intense exercise, jolting movements, falls, trips, slips […]

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  • Eye Injury First Aid Tips

    | 11 Jul 2017

    The human eye is one of the most delicate and complex organs in the body. The location and sensitivity leave the eyes vulnerable to irritation and injury so it’s important that extreme caution is taken to avoid contact with any possible hazards. Injury to the eyes can cause long term, partial or permanent damage. We […]

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  • Fire Safety – What to do in a Building Fire

    | 04 Jul 2017

    Building fires can occur anywhere, at any time. This includes workplaces of all types, so it’s important that employers implement a Fire Safety procedure in the workplace and educate their employees in the correct Fire Safety procedures. According to Fire and Safety Australia fewer than 50% of building inhabitants are confident to respond in a […]

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  • Motorcycle First Aid

    Motorcycle First Aid Tips

    | 03 Jul 2017

    Riding a motorcycle can be as high risk as any extreme sport so it’s important every rider knows Motorcycle First Aid. The high velocity involved in riding a motorcycle can lead to life threatening injuries such as head, spinal, severe wounds, fractures, dislocations, sprains, strains and loss of consciousness. According to the Transport Accident Commission […]

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  • First Aid for Overexposure to the cold – Frostbite and Hypothermia Treatment– 9 Essential Tips

    | 08 Jun 2017

    What is Hypothermia? Hypothermia is a condition which is triggered when the body’s warming abilities fail or are overwhelmed. This causes the body temperature to drop below 35°C, under the normal average of 37°C. With the onset of winter, Victorians are exposed to colder, wetter and windier weather conditions. You could find yourself in a […]

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