Allens Training Pty Ltd (RTO90909) is a large private registered training organisation delivering great training to the Sunshine Coast and surrounds. We take the time to work with you to understand your business and workplace requirements so we can better tailor training to reflect realistic emergencies in your workplace. Every day we are helping local businesses ensure they are meeting their first aid regulatory obligations. If your workplace has not assessed their requirements when it come...
Queensland has Australia’s largest recreational diving and snorkelling sector, which means Queensland has the highest rate of fatalities – 10 between July and December last year. However, Queensland is the only state having legislation specifically for this industry. And a new code of practice has been released after deliberations at the Reef Safety Roundtable in Cairns earlier this year. Key new measures are: ·         Identification of at-risk snorkelers before and during a snorkelling exp...
Are you having trouble taking a day off to do your first aid course? Are you working weekdays and have commitments on Saturdays? Allens Training recognises that not everyone can take time during the week to attend a Provide CPR or Provide First Aid course, and that not everyone is available on a Saturday, so we are adding Sunday courses to our calendar. Allens Training is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 90909), and is one of Australia’s largest training providers delivering nationall...
Think about Tradies and their health this month – August is Tradies National Health Month August is Tradies National Health Month , sponsored by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (ASA). This month is about raising awareness of the health risks experienced by those who work in trade occupations. Although there have been significant improvements in accident statistics in recent years, Australia’s construction industry, where many tradies are employed, still has a consistently higher rat...
Allens Training on the Sunshine Coast recognised that travel from the hinterland areas like Maleny to our Birtinya training centre can be a barrier to attending training. So, taking advantage of having a trainer residing locally in Maleny, Allens Training will soon be offering a more convenient option for people from hinterland localities. Recognising that it is quite a journey from hinterland areas like Maleny to our Birtinya training centre to attend first aid courses, Allens Training Suns...
Congratulations on considering purchasing an AED for your home, school, workplace, or any other location. An AED can increase the survival rate to 50-70% in victims of sudden cardiac arrest and they are truly a life saving device. Here are a few considerations for you… Where will your AED be used? If you are buying for home, work or school, the AED you will be looking to buy may be very different from an AED used for outside areas. You would need to consider if the AED will be kept stationar...
July 24 – 30 is National Pain Week , convened by Chronic Pain Australia . Chronic pain is something that those who have not experienced it find hard to understand. Chronic pain cannot be seen; however, its invisibility does not mean it is unreal. Often, people living with chronic pain are be stigmatised as hypochondriacs, or worse, drug addicts, because of their dependence on medication. Chronic Pain Australia aims to disrupt the stigma. Their vision is that no Australian living with persist...
When attending a first aid course, we all wonder how we would react in an emergency. The qualities of a first responder can mean the difference between life and death for those in need of our help. Effective first aid is more than just technical skills. First aiders are required to face a variety of emergency situations and should be able to keep their ‘cool’ under pressure, so they can manage tasks while maintaining an awareness of the overall situation. An accident scene can be chaotic and...
July 3 – 9 is Sleep Awareness Week, an initiative of the Sleep Health Foundation , working with Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) to reduce the burden of impaired alertness on the safety, productivity and health of all Australians. Sleep is a fundamental biological requirement for human health. Side effects of sleep deprivation are affecting Australia’s productivity, risking safety and damaging mental health. Research by the Sleep Health Foundation has found 33 – 45% of adults either have p...
Investing in an AED for your sunshine coast community or workplace could dramatically increase the chance of survival of someone who experiences a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). Sudden cardiac arrest occurs abruptly and often without warning. It is triggered by an electrical malfunction that causes an abnormal rhythm that disrupts to the heart’s normal pumping action, and prevents the flow of oxygen to the brain, lungs and other organs. The heart may either stop beating, or beat irregularly an...

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