Medical & First Aid

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SERVICES

  • First aiders
  • Nurses and Paramedics
  • Doctors (trauma trained/expedition experience)
  • Physios
  • Sports strappers
  • First Aid Kits
  • Remote and Wilderness Qualified
  • Equipment includes Defibrillators (AED), BP measuring equipment, Pulse oximeter, BGL Meters and more (see below).
  • Point-of-Care Blood analysis
  • Incident logging and post-event report
  • Patient evacuation (non-critical) using specially equipped 4WD vehicles.
  • Helicopter evacuation service.

EVENT MEDICAL AND FIRST AID

  • We have delivered medical and first aid for events across Australia, from the Blue Mountains to the coast to the outback.
  • We’ve supplied medical teams, written safety advice for the pre-event kit, conducted safety briefings and participant info nights.
  • All medical and first aid work is subject to a risk management plan. Documentation can be supplied for land managers/regulators if requested.
  • We usually work with the event organiser to write the event Safety and Emergency Plan.

MEDICAL TEAM EXPERIENCE

ESS provides medical teams and equipment for:

  • Ultra Trail Australia (previously North Face 100) (Blue Mountains NSW)
  • Wild Endurance (Blue Mountains NSW)
  • Big Red Run (Simpson Desert)
  • Big Red bash (Simpson Desert)
  • Burke and Wills Trek (Outback SA and Qld)
  • Coastrek (Sydney)
  • ANZAC Day Challenge (Sydney)
  • Buffalo Stampede (SkyRun, Victoria)
  • Hounslow Classic (SkyRun, NSW)
  • Glow Worm Tunnel Marathon (Blue Mountains, NSW)
  • Kanangra Classic (Blue Mountains, NSW)
  • Running Wild NSW (Blue Mountains, NSW)
  • Galston Gutbuster (NSW)

EQUIPMENT

Medical and first aid teams are well equipped with patient care, diagnostic, treatment and response equipment.

Some of the gear we can supply includes:

  • Defibrillator (AED type)
  • Oxygen – Medical O2 in portable kit with masks and regulator. Suits therapy or full flow 15l/s.
  • Abbott iSTAT point-of-care blood analysis
  • ECG ICU monitoring (ECG, NIBP, Resps, Temp)
  • Stokes Litter
  • Spine Board
  • Vertical rescue kit (ropes, pulleys etc)
  • Larkin Rescue Frame
  • First Aid Kit
  • Dressings and bandages
  • Splinting equipment
  • Blister kits
  • Blood Pressure cuff and gauge
  • Pulse oximeter
  • Blood Glucose Level monitoring kit
  • Patient care gear such as tent, shelter, sleeping bag and blankets