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Be prepared with first aid basics

Do you know what to do when someone is suffering from heat stress? Or how to treat a jellyfish sting? We’ve put together a handy guide to these and other first aid basics.

When we talk about preparing for emergencies, most of the time people’s thoughts jump to major disasters, like bushfires or flooding. But you’re much more likely to be called upon to act in a basic first aid incident. At Red Cross we think it’s important for everyone to be up to date on their summer first aid essentials, so sign up for one of our first aid courses – you never know when your help might be needed!

Take a look at our series of infographics that outline simple steps for treating first aid incidents.

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