It’s Easter, and many Sunshine Coast families head for the beach or the bush for a camping holiday. So, check the weather, check your vehicle, and most importantly, check your first aid kit. Make sure you are prepared for common emergencies that can occur while camping. Burns Keep children away from campfires and hot barbecues, which may retain their heat Put out all fires using water Be aware that previous campsite occupants could have put their campfire out with sand rather than water; sa...
World Allergy Week is a global campaign of the World Allergy Organisation (WAO) which aims to raise awareness of the impact of allergy in our communities. Among the ten Fast Facts identified by the Allergy and Immunology Foundation of Australia (AIFA), three facts stand out: 1.       Allergy and other immune diseases (immunodeficiency and autoimmune diseases) are among the fastest growing chronic conditions in Australasia. 2.       Almost 20% of Australians and New Zealanders have an   aller...
Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that can develop rapidly and is potentially life-threatening. It is a medical emergency requiring immediate treatment. More than one body system may be involved; however, the most dangerous allergic reactions involve the respiratory system and/or cardiovascular system. Anaphylaxis develops rapidly, usually reaching peak severity within 5 to 30 minutes, and may, though rarely, last for several days. Causes or common triggers Food - peanuts, tree nuts ...
One in nine Australians suffers from Asthma. Asthma is regarded as the ‘silent killer’ and the key to surviving an asthma attack is having an asthma management plan. Crucial to asthma management is using all the resources available to you, and the best place for asthma management resources is Asthma Australia . Resources include brochures, fact sheets, first aid posters, and videos showing correct inhaler technique. In addition, there are Asthma Action Plans in eight languages other than Eng...
In an emergency situation, some people may be reluctant to put their first aid skills into practice due to concerns relating to legal issues and fear of being sued. The 4 main basic legal issues of first aid are: Duty of care: In general, community first aiders need not fear legal litigation if care is made in good faith, and they try to avoid further harm using actions that are not reckless and within their skills and limitations. Workplace first aiders must act within the scope of their ac...
Being a portable and printable document means that certificates can be attractive to unscrupulous operators who think they can take advantage of that common human failing of taking the easy way out. For some, it may appear easier to buy a certificate that looks genuine, rather than paying for and attending an actual course, especially for someone with a looming deadline. It’s easy to verify an Allens Training certificate. Simply visit this link in the Student Certificates section on the Alle...
On Thursday 6 April 2017, Allens Training Sunshine Coast is delivering a Provide Advanced First Aid (HLTAID006) course in our Training Centre at 8/10 Capital Place, Birtinya Qld 4575. This course is open to the public, and you can secure your spot in the course by booking online on our secure website , or by phoning 07 5438 8888. Who needs this certificate? The most common first aid course required by most employers and workplaces is Provide First Aid (HLTAID003). However, certain tertiary s...
At many first aid courses, we commonly hear some hesitation from students about performing rescue breaths on a stranger. If a cardiac arrest occurs and if you, the rescuer, are unable or unwilling to perform rescue breaths, then we have a solution for you.  When an adult person is alive and well, their average blood pressure is 120/80 (120mmhg/180mmhg). This is the pressure required to circulate blood and oxygen around the body. In a cardiac arrest situation requiring cardiopulmonary resusci...
Our record of employing women in our workplace is something we are very proud of. Across our various locations: 85% of the employees in our head office are women 66% of staff in our Noosa office are women 75% of staff are women in our Birtinya training centre We are blessed and hope your workplace truly appreciates the women that are building your business as much as we appreciate the women that are inspiring us every day. #BEBOLDFORCHANGE International Women’s Day has been celebrated since ...
If so, we want to hear from you. Allens Training Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 90909) specialising in the delivery of first aid, and health and safety training throughout Australia. We are looking for an experienced First Aid Trainer to join our team. As an approved Allens Training Trainer you will be delivering nationally recognised courses at our clients' locations. Courses will include Provide First Aid (HLTAID003), Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (HLTAID001), P...

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