November 2015


Vital Signs eNews provides the latest information and updates on first aid compliance in workplace, first aid tips for the home, competitions and the latest happenings at St John SA.

 

Our latest campaign Break the Barrier has already been a talking point in the media, appearing on multiple platforms including Channel 7’s Today Tonight program and in the Sunday Mail. We expected the concept to generate both positive and negative responses, and despite recent media reports referring to the ad as ‘shocking’ and ‘controversial’, these media opportunities have provided us with the opportunity to explain our reasoning behind choosing this confronting approach. View Break the Barrier ad online.

    

 

WIN A ST JOHN DEFIBRILLATOR FOR YOUR SPORTS CLUB! Our first aid volunteers and healthcare professionals do amazing treating thousands of people at events around the state, but they can’t be everywhere. Jars & Louie from The Rush Hour, 4-6pm weekdays on 104.7 Classic Triple M, are helping us to encourage every sporting club to have the right equipment on hand. There are many stories of lives lost at sporting clubs where a lifesaving defibrillator on hand could have made a difference. Enter the competition or find out more...


 

We want to ensure your local sports club is equipped with a suitable Sports First Aid Kit. As the experts in first aid, we have pieced together a new kit full of quality products and componentry needed to treat common sporting injuries, and packaged them into
a durable weather-proof toolbox. 
Take a closer look or purchase one for your club...


 

A passion for caring lands St John Cadet, Hrishikesh, Cadet of the Year. “My friends and I were in China last year cycling around and one of my friends fell down and almost went unconscious...” “...My expertise that I learnt from St John allowed me to make sure he was all right and look after him until the ambulance came.” says Hrishikesh, who was recently named St John SA’s Cadet of the Year. Hrishikesh has been involved with St John since 2012 and hopes for a career in medicine. Our Youth Development programs enable kids like Hirishikesh to make a real difference and help them achieve their goals. Read the full story... or find out more about Juniors & Cadets...


 

Having a first aid kit is not enough. Making sure it is up-to date- is key! By law, every South Australian business must be compliant with the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice. This includes having a sufficient amount of workplace standard first aid resources, equipment and supplies onsite; as well as processes in place to maintain them. To assist businesses in maintaining their first aid kits we offer comprehensive First Aid Kit Servicing: Find out more or book a restocking visit...


 

Wish your staff and clients a safe Christmas with a personalised St John First Aid Kit! Choose from some of our best sellers; the Personal Leisure, Large Leisure or Small Leisure First Aid Kit. Email us to place your order or find out more...