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SMA-ACT First Aid Coverage Service? As well as helping to fulfil the “Duty of Care” and legal responsibility of an event, it provides an important component of the risk management strategy in minimising the number of injuries ocIMG_4165curring during an event.  As an event organiser, you are well aware of your legal liability. By having a dedicated team of professionals on hand, you can minimise risks and provide medical and first-aid treatment the moment an injury occurs. Our team provides all the relevant medical equipment and supplies required for your event, and wear highly visible uniforms so you can identify them easily.

How we cover you? Sports Medicine Australia’s team of Sports Trainers are available to provide first aid coverage at your event. All our personnel are SMA accredited, and fully competent in sporting injury prevention and management. Sports Trainers have skills and knowledge in the areas of sports taping, soft tissue injuries, nutrition and hydration, as well as first aid skills such as CPR, wound and fracture management. All of our personnel are fully covered by Professional Indemnity Insurance.  For high-risk events, SMA can also provide Nurses, Physiotherapists, and Doctors for professional injury treatment – vital for early recovery.

Meeting your individual needs: SMA-ACT is committed to catering for the individual needs of each client and event.  We have the flexibility to provide you with the following SMA members: Doctor’s, nurses, physio and Mobile Sports Trainers (on bicycles, in boats, on foot, in vehicles). Sports Trainers are trained to be on the move to attend to any First Aid emergency as well as being on the look out for the prevention of injury.

What does Sports First Aid Coverage Cost? As costs may differ from time to time, SMA-ACT is able to provide you with a detailed quote upon request.  An application form may be obtained by giving us a call during office hours or alternatively emailing [email protected] Let SMA-ACT take care of the first aid requirements of your event for you by organising our fully qualified personnel to attend your event.

Coverage Request Application: The application for First Aid Coverage needs to be made as early as possible.  It is preferred that an application for coverage should be lodged at least 7 working days prior to the event to ensure that a Sports Trainer is available.  For major events which require a number of trainers, 2 to 3 months notice is advisable to ensure your individual event requirements are meet. We are happy to discuss your event details with you and you can contact us on (02) 6247 5115 or to download an application form ACT – Sports Medical Coverage 2015 Request Form

Quick Facts About The Region

Sports Medicine Australia ACT is located in the suburbs of Canberra Central and Hackett, the council of Canberra and the federal electorate of Fenner.