Confined Space Rescue Training for Workplace Safety

Training to perform a Confined Space Rescue covers the entering and working in confined spaces in resources and infrastructure industries. It includes planning and preparing for entry of confined spaces, entry and working in confined spaces, exiting confined spaces and cleaning up. This type of emergency response training is appropriate for (but not restricted to) the [...]

VIC Emergency Services Warning For Long Weekend: Crashes Aren’t Accidents

In Carolyn Archer's article for News Mail, Paramedic of 12 years Shannyn Bourke talks about the devastating consequences that are the result of minor distractions on the road, warning drivers for the upcoming long weekend. http://www.news-mail.com.au/news/crashes-no-accident/2593349/ Diamond Protection Pty Ltd (Diamond) is a leading provider of security, emergency and training services. Established in 1995, this Australian owned and [...]

What Can a Blood Pressure Reading Tell You?

A qualified paramedic or First Aid officer will understand the necessity to read a person’s blood pressure if they are in certain situations. You will have no doubt experienced a Sphygmomanometer at your doctor’s office. This blood pressure reading tool works by restricting the flow to your arm and generating a reading on the connected [...]

How to Operate a Breathing Apparatus Open Circuit During an Emergency

There are several respiratory hazards involved in fire fighting due to HOTS, which are high temperatures, oxygen deficiency, toxic or poisonous gases, and smoke or suspended particles. In order to avoid injuries and to survive a rescue, you need to know how to operate a breathing apparatus. An open circuit set will pass expired breath [...]