First aid

Security can be contacted on +61 3 8344 6666 or free call 1800 246 066. All security staff are trained in first aid.

Find the names of your department's local first aiders posted in each building near exits and lifts.

Provide First Aid training (minimum qualification for workplace first aiders) is currently being delivered in person.

CPR Refresher training is only available to employees who meet the following eligibility criteria:

  1. CPR is a requirement of their role at the University
  2. Managerial approval to complete the training (evidence of approval may be requested)
  3. Booking is made after consultation with Health and Safety Services.


Health & Safety: First aid requirements


Health & Safety - Establish first aid needs

Health & Safety - Maintain a defibrillator (AED)

Health & Safety - Maintain a first aid kit

Infection control when providing First Aid

While providing First Aid during a pandemic, remember every situation is potentially infectious. During first aid response, it is possible to interact with the bodily fluid of someone who is unwell. All first aiders should be prepared to take active measures to reduce the risk of catching and spreading the virus. These measures include:

  • Practising good hygiene, including proper handwashing
  • Wearing adequate personal protective equipment
  • Disposal of clinical waste appropriately
  • If a sharp injury is sustained, seek medical advice promptly

More information on St. John website:

For advice on resuscitation during pandemic, visit Australian Resuscitation Council.