First Aid Course (Includes CPR) Northern Beaches, Sydney.

Saving a life with CPR is ‘really, really easy’ and more of us should try. If someone’s collapsed, is not responsive and not breathing, would you know what to do? If a person’s like that, it means their heart’s stopped (which doctors call a cardiac arrest). It’s not good news. But if someone around knows what to do, they […]

Apply First Aid – OH&S – Safe Manual Handling.

You have the right to a safe and healthy workplace. Under the NSW Occupational Health and Safety ACT 2000 (OHS Act) employers must make sure the workplace is as safe as possible. This includes maintaining safe machinery and equipment; developing safe work practices; training employees on safety, and providing protective clothing. Also under the Act, employees are responsible for safety […]

Calling an Ambulance

What is a medical emergency? Always call triple zero (000) for an ambulance in the following circumstances. If you are unsure the operators will talk you through any situation. Unconscious person – who doesn’t wake or respond when shaken. Heart attack (suspected) – pain in the chest, especially if it is crushing or like indigestion and lasts more than five […]