Allens Training Blog

Welcome to our Insights and Information Blog regarding all things relating to training in the First Aid, Health and Safety educational environment.

The objective of our Blog is to keep you up to date and well informed with any changes and related information to training within the Vocational Education and Training environment.

Danger at this time of year

As we get ready for the Christmas season it is important to remember we are usually surrounded by additional electricity and electrical devices. Yes I am ...

Measles

Measles in the Child Care Setting

Measles is caused by the mea...

What is a Stroke?

Stroke is the common term used to describe a CVA or Cerebral Vascular Accident.

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Sunshine Coast First Aid

Lisa from our first aid sunshine coast office states that Cardio-Pulmonary-Resuscitation (CPR) can be life-saving and increases the person’s chances...

Good aspects of the USI system

Previously we have sent broadcasts informing students of cases of fraudulently issued certificates, including cases where our own certificates were fraud...

Allens First Aid Sunshine Coast talks about WHS and the law

WORKPLACE SAFETY AND THE LAW: 11 THINGS EVERY SMALL BUSINESS SHOULD KNOW

Operating a small business is hard work, but that doesn’t ...

First Aid Training Sunshine Coast

Allens Training now have a First Aid Training facility on the Sunshine Coast.

We recognise the value of First Ai...

Choking - First aid treatment

What do you do if you see someone clutching their throat, gagging? Do you slap them on the back? Perform the Heimlich manoeuvre? Do you get them to coug...

Nose bleeds - First Aid treatment

What is the best way to treat a nose bleed? Do you lean the person forward and apply pressure below the bridge? Do you use ice? What if the nose bleed c...

Drowning - First aid and resuscitation

Drowning is a silent killer. Victims may not be able to call for help because they are expending all of their energy trying to breathe or keep their head...

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Video From Heart Foundation Australia

 This is a great video regarding the warning signs of a Heart Attack from the Australian Heart Foundation. An excellent resource for First Aid Trainers.

Thanks to the Australian Heart Foundation