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The 4 Workplace First Aid statistics that you need to know

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The 4 Workplace First Aid statistics that you need to know

Only 13% of employers are compliant with the First Aid national code of practice (This code of practice requires employers to implement training for first aiders, first aid procedures and have sufficient first aid kits and signage)Over 65% of employers are unaware of their obligations under the First Aid code of practiceOnly 31% of Australian workers feel confident in how to response to a workplace first aid emergencyLess than 50% of workplaces offer First Aid training to their employees. (Source: Steve McLeod,CEO,Fire & Safety Australia www.fsaus.com.au) If you want to substantially reduce the risk of your workers not knowing what...

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Emergency First Aid Tips for Snake Bites

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Emergency First Aid Tips for Snake Bites

There are many common fallacies around the treatment of a snake bite and it is critical to know what to do in an emergency.  There are around 3,000 reported snakebites each year in Australia, resulting in 500 hospital admissions and an average of two fatalities.  Here are the Do's and Don'ts when it comes to snake bites.

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Snake Bites - Things to Know

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Snake Bites - Things to Know

In Australia there are about 3,000 snake bites per year, resulting in about 500 hospital admissions. (Weldon, 2017)
While many receive antivenom, on average, two per year will prove fatal. About half the deaths are due to bites from the brown snake and the rest mostly from tiger snake, taipan and death adder.

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Survival Kits: Top 10 Essentials

Survival Kits: Top 10 Essentials

Find out the 10 Most Important Things you need to add to your kit for survival in the Outback (or anywhere for that matter).

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The Importance of AED's to reduce Cardiac Arrest

The Importance of AED's to reduce Cardiac Arrest

A sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) can occur to anyone at any time and often has no warning signs. Often, SCAs happen in public spaces, like when doing the grocery shopping or working out at the gym, so often the SCA casualty is heavily reliant on bystanders to step up and provide urgent emergency First Aid.

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