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...
For the months of June and July, we are offering a Free First Aid kit with any group booking made on the Sunshine Coast. Don’t miss this opportunity and book your staff or group in one of our Nationally Recognised First Aid Courses. Our group pricing is excellent value for money and allows you to train more of your staff in first aid. Our group first aid and CPR training offers the following benefits: Training at a time that suits you - during or outside normal working hours Ongoing support ...
Is your workplace meeting its First Aid regulatory obligations? Does your current First Aid training provider offer a free online portal for your organisation to help you keep track of staff training? We are the experts in delivering nationally recognised First Aid and Health and Safety training to workplaces and businesses around the Sunshine Coast. With more than 10 years of industry experience behind us, we work in partnership with you to ensure a tailored training solution for your staff...
Allens Training on the Sunshine Coast offer a range of First Aid Charts that are FREE for you to download. Our charts cover a variety of situations that could occur in your home or office, including: CPR (resuscitation) Anaphylaxis Asthma Burns  Choking Seizures Infection control Calling for help Snake and spider bite Chest pain Jellyfish stings  And more… Help get your workplace prepared for a First Aid response and display these charts in a common area. Hopefully you won’t need to use them...

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