• Bushfires: How To Cope With Smoke Inhalation

    | 31 Jan 2018

    There are few downfalls of an Australian summer, but the fierceness of our bushfires is certainly one of them. As a precautionary measure it’s important all Aussies know how to provide First Aid for smoke inhalation to fight the number of lives lost in the case of a tragic bush or house fire. Since the […]

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  • Off For A Day At The Beach? Know Your First Aid for A Jellyfish Sting And Other Marine Creatures

    | 22 Jan 2018

    Australia is graced with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world so it’s no wonder Aussies love nothing more than a day at the beach. Unfortunately the ocean is home to many creatures that may be harmful and others that have the ability to be deadly. But, as a fearless nation it’s unlike […]

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  • Worried About Summer Pests? Here’s How To Provide First Aid For Bites And Stings

    | 18 Dec 2017

    In Victoria, the warmer months cause an influx in animal and insect bites and stings. An increase of encounters with pesky animals and insects such as snakes, spiders, ticks, leeches, bees and wasps is one of the few inconveniences of the season but it doesn’t need to put a dampener on an otherwise sun shiny […]

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  • First Aid For Blisters

    | 11 Dec 2017

    Summer has officially arrived and naturally it has Aussies around the nation bursting to get outside and embrace some of the country’s most beloved sporting activities. Victorians in particular are not about to let a summer’s day go to waste so once the season launches it’s all about backyard cricket, tennis tournaments, golfing extravaganzas and […]

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  • First Aid For Drowning

    | 04 Dec 2017

    Summer is an exciting and happy time for families; it involves more family fun days filled with sports, outdoor and social activities. One of the most loved summer pastimes for families is an afternoon spent at the pool, beach or river. But a day spent in the water means an increase in danger, and every […]

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  • First Aid for Sunburn

    | 27 Nov 2017

    The days are getting warmer, the skies are getting bluer and the UV rays from the sun are getting harsher. Australia experiences some of the highest UV levels in the world and with Melbourne taking out one of the top spots, the likelihood of sunburn in the summertime is high across the state so knowing […]

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  • What is a Splint and How to Make One

    | 20 Nov 2017

    For Victorians, summer means plenty of outdoor activities making the most of the sunshine, warm weather and still days. With a variety of landscapes and adventures to be had people spend their days hiking the hillside, cycling the bike-friendly terrain, sailing the seas and playing a range of summer sports. Unfortunately, with an increase in […]

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  • Diabetes First Aid: How To Manage The Silent Illness

    | 13 Nov 2017

    Diabetes has become a global epidemic with prevalence increasing dramatically across the board. In less than four decades the number of people with diabetes has risen from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014. Currently diabetes is directly affecting 5.5% of the world’s population and many remain undiagnosed or are likely to develop […]

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  • First Aid Tips Every Workplace Should Know For Manual Handling Injuries

    | 17 Oct 2017

    October is National Work Safety Month which reminds both employers and employees the importance of a safe workplace. The consequences of a hazardous workplace can be drastic, with many Australians left unable to work and some tragically losing their lives from poor workplace health and safety (WHS) each year. As an employer you are obligated […]

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  • The Parallels Between Workplace Bullying And Employee Mental Health

    | 09 Oct 2017

    In the midst of Mental Health Month it’s important that businesses reflect on their workplace culture and how it is contributing to the psychological status and productivity of employees. According to Heads Up Australia almost half of Australian employees believe their workplace is mentally unhealthy. This is an alarming revelation as psychological health is a […]

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