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Safety Changemakers

Issue 3

Hi,

Welcome to our third Safety Changemakers enewsletter! We hope you enjoyed the last edition.

This month we share some important tips on how to provide first aid and CPR with ease. Provide First Aid training is also our featured course of the month.  Discover more information, articles and resources below.

We look forward to being of service and hearing from you.

Regards
Tony Metcalf
CEO
Fire & Safety Australia

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Featured Course

Provide First Aid Training

This unit deals with the skills & knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty and applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, include community and workplace settings.

The course is designed for First Aiders to manage patient care until the arrival of an Ambulance and how to respond to First Aid emergencies that may happen at home, office or anywhere in daily life.

The following items are covered during the conduct:

  • Legal & ethical
  • D-R-S-A-B-C-D
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR, and much more

Register for the course at your nearest facility

Yarrawonga
NT
Tue 4 Sep 2018
8:30am to 4:30pm
$180
Register
Salisbury
QLD
Mon 10 Sep 2018
8:30am to 4:30pm
$200
Register
Wingfield
SA
Mon 3 Sep 2018
8:30am to 4:30pm
$200
Register

 
August Course Calendar Highlights

QLD
Salisbury
Fire Extinguisher / Fire Warden Training Aug 17, 20
Register
SA
Wingfield
Work Safely At Heights Aug 27
Register
WA
Canning Vale
Provide CPR Aug 13
Register
NSW
Adamstown
Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety Aug 13
Register
VIC
Mulgrave
Enter Confined Space - 2 days Aug 20
Register

How To Handle First Aid & CPR With Ease Using These Important Tips

According to new research 87% of Australian businesses are failing knowledge of first aid.

First aid training is not just for the school yard when a student falls in the playground. Electrical shocks, burns, fainting, overexertion, fractures, or dislocations; are among just some of the potential hazards and harms in an adult workplace. These incidents will require a calm and trained first aid officer to assist in the emergency and later converse with medical professionals. Read more

10 Falls From Heights Statistics You Need To Know

Safety while working at heights.

The risks of working from height are often misunderstood by many people, from employers to employees, contractors, sub-contractors, sole traders, and even the general public. One misconception is regarding the definition of working from height. Most people think of someone working on a skyscraper, or a very tall tower. However, the reality is that the majority of injuries occur at less than three metres above the ground. Read more

NSCA Foundation – Membership Benefits

The NSCA Foundation works with members inspiring, educating, informing and engaging with them to achieve best practice in WHS and risk management. Join the NSCA Foundation today to receive a suite of member benefits including training discounts, networking events, National Safety magazine and more.

Meet The Team – Pete Senn

Pete recently earned his 5 year plaque with Fire and Safety Australia and over his time has worked for FSA in WA, QLD, VIC and NSW. Pete lives and breathes FSA’s core values and is a vital member of the team with experience and knowledge in both Fire and Safety and Work Health and Safety legislation and course work..

Read full interview

Safety Industry News

Digging deep into workspace safety – construction site safety guide:

CCF & NSCA has released the latest edition of both VIC & WA Construction Site Safety Guide.

Each Guide focuses on a variety of key work health and safety issues including traffic management plans and aspects that should be considered when developing one, mobile plant safety and the safe operation of equipment, hydration tips whilst working on site and scaffolding safety.

Read the full report & news

Demonstrating Passion For Safety

FSA trainers conduct road crash rescue course: 

Our VIC trainer Mark recently conducted road crash rescue course at our VIC training centre. He showed immense attention to details and ensured the training covered every aspect of a live demonstration of a crash, tailored according to the worksite requirements.

Following the training course, personnel shall be capable of responding and controlling various motor vehicle, machinery and plant on-site emergencies.

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