KNOWING FIRST AID CAN SAVE A LIFE
It can take up to 15 minutes for an ambulance to arrive at the scene of a motor vehicle crash. In those critical minutes, knowing how to keep airways clear, stop bleeding, and how to perform CPR can mean the difference between life and death.
57% OF DEATHS IN CAR CRASHES HAPPEN WITHIN THE FIRST 5-7 MINUTES
WOULD YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO IF YOU WERE FIRST ON SCENE?
The first 5-7 minutes after a car crash are crucial. There are three key things you need to remember to make a difference:
1 — Keep airways clear
2 — Stop any bleeding
3 — Know how to perform CPR
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Complete a course
St John (NSW) provides a wide range of first aid courses, giving you the skills, knowledge and confidence to successfully treat common injuries and possibly save a life.
Purchase a kit
Accidents happen every day. St John (NSW) offers a wide range of first aid kits and items giving you the most common tools to effectively treat injuries in various situations.
Spread the word
Any person can provide assistance at a road traffic accident. Share the First on Scene campaign by using #FirstonScene
WE BELIEVE EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW FIRST AID.
EVERY 41 MINUTES SOMEONE IS EITHER KILLED OR SERIOUSLY INJURED ON NSW ROADS.
During an emergency, first aid awareness can mean the difference between life and death.