News Archive for home first aid

Water Safety Australia 2017
Sadly the annual rate of fatal drownings has increased from 280 to 291 according to figures released by Royal Life Saving. Australians are urged to check their preparedness for Water Safety, especially as the weather warms up and people and families begin to spend more time boating, swimming and exploring Australia's waterways. Supervise Children watch them at all times and keep within arms reach. Don't just keep an ear out or allow yourself...Read More

World First Aid Day USA
This "World First Aid Day" is highlighting injuries in the home and workplace. Research published shows around 12 million accidental home injuries occur per year that require some form of medical attention, with falls the most common injury across all age groups, followed by cutting/piercing injuries, and then injuries from being struck by or against an object or person. Injury rates were highest among the oldest and youngest age groups, and falls are a...Read More

World First Aid Day 2017 - Accidents in the Home
This "World First Aid Day" is highlighting domestic and workplace accidents - a hot topic in Australia with more accidents taking place at home than any other location. Almost half a million Australians are admitted to hospitals every year as a result of injury, with around 12,000 people dying from their injuries. 10 years of research into childhood injury in Australia between 2002 and 2012 showed that 24.5% of reported childhood injuries were in...Read More