• Defibrillator

    How To Get A Defibrillator For Your Footy Club – Triple M

    | 24 Jul 2017

    After an 18 year old was slammed in the head with a ball and knocked to the ground he then went into Sudden Cardiac Arrest at a suburban football match. Pines Football Club First Aiders were required to use a Defib and thankfully were able to save the young mans life. St John Ambulance is encouraging […]

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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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  • First Aid Course

    What Really Happens At A First Aid Course

    | 12 Jul 2017

    So, your workplace has advised you need to complete a First Aid course? Or you’re a parent and want to ensure you can provide immediate assistance to your child in the case of an emergency? Or maybe you donate your time at your local community club and the need for First Aid has become apparent? […]

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  • Eye Injury

    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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  • St John Ambulance Victoria

    Big Bucks For Capital Works – Dandenong Journal


    Thanks to a Federal Government grant St John Ambulance Dandenong received a much needed makeover. Isaacs Labor MP Mark Dreyfus vistited the Dandenong location on Tuesday 11 July to see the results of his recommendation that St John Ambulance Dandenong receive $7900 to repaint its hall. To read the article in full, take a look […]

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  • First Aid Training

    Is Your Business Prepared For A Medical Emergency – My Business

    | 10 Jul 2017

    Businesses have procedures for fire emergencies, data breaches and other risks, but how prepared is your business if you, an employee or customer suffers a cardiac arrest on-site? St John Ambulance Victoria’s Anthony Hasphall explains how to respond if a Sudden Cardiac Arrest strikes in your workplace. Read more on My Business here.

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  • Fire Safety

    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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  • CPR Refresher Training St John Ambulance Victoria

    Evidence Shows Strong Links Between How Recently CPR Refresher Training Was Completed and Ability to Respond

    | 29 Jun 2017

    After the completion of a First Aid course, students will of course leave with clear and concise directions on how to respond in an emergency . Morale is high because they’ve just learnt the skills required to save a life! Instilling these lifesaving skills so they become second nature is precisely St John Ambulance Victoria’s […]

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  • Defibrillator Myths

    Defibrillators – 11 Myths Debunked

    | 26 Jun 2017

    A Defibrillator, otherwise known as an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), is a life-saving device used to treat Sudden Cardiac Arrest. It is a powerful device that administers a scientifically measured electrical shock to the heart via electrode pads attached to the person’s chest. But don’t be alarmed! Defibrillators are designed to save a life through […]

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