Click for more info

Click the Fullnoise Logo to return to the home page
Click here for more info


General News
Honda, Red Cross and tafe team up for motorcycle safety


Posted: Monday, 1st September, 2008 : 2:42 PM - - 6,258 Reads




Zaid Sako and Phillip Georgiadis moved one step closer to realising media careers with the official launch of their joint DVD project.

Produced as a partnership between Career Connections - Kangan Batman TAFE, Honda Australia (HART) and Red Cross Australia, the training DVD highlights the importance of motorcycle safety both on and off the road.

Secondary school students Zaid, from Hume Central School, and Phillip, from Sunbury Secondary College, wrote, produced and edited the instructional DVD which is now being used as a training aid for HART. Red Cross are also exploring the concept of a first aid course targeted at the motorbike riding community in which the DVD will be used.

The launch, which was held at Kangan Batman TAFE’s Broadmeadows campus, featured the first official screening of the Removing a Helmet from an Injured Motorcycle Rider DVD.

Frank Hardy, team leader at Career Connections – Kangan Batman TAFE, said the collaborative effort between community, industry and education creates opportunities for success.

“Many individuals, businesses and schools have combined efforts to produce this project, and the result is a valuable educational tool," he said.

“The DVD features footage of both road and off-road riders to remind us that safety is important wherever people ride. Additional segments focus on providing instruction on the correct way to remove various helmet types, something many riders would not be aware of.”

Virginia Leafe, General Manager of First Aid, Health & Safety, Red Cross says “Removing helmets in an accident situation is one of the many first aid skills the public should know.”

“It’s important for everyone to have first aid knowledge to be effective in saving lives, improving the chances of survival and minimising the consequences of any type of accident or first aid emergency.”

National manager of Honda Australia Rider Training Mark Collins addressed the launch gathering, and highlighted the importance of these kinds of safety training tools for all motorcycle riders.

“I wish this sort of training resource had been around 20 years ago when I started riding,” he said.

“So many riders just don’t know about first aid issues specific to motorcyclists. We train more than 7,000 riders each year at HART, and this DVD is definitely a valuable resource for each and every one of them.

“The boys have done a great job with the development and production of this project.”

Zaid and Phillip are both studying Year 11 VCE at their respective schools, and are undertaking Certificate II in Information Technology Multimedia in VET (Vocational Education and Training).

For more information on the DVD contact Red Cross on 1300 367 428.

Enrolments into first aid courses and purchase of first aid kits can be made by calling the same number or visiting www.redcross.org.au/firstaid.

Pictured left to right: Linda Kemp (Centre for Youth project officer), Phillip Georgiadis, Zaid Sako, Mark Collins, Rod Winning (Training Specialist, Honda Australia) and Graeme Furmston (Red Cross)


Click to go back Click here for a print friendly format Click here to email this news item to a friend

Click here for more info






Click here for more info







Motocross
Brett Metcalfe making gains in MX Nationals campaign
24th Apr, 2017
GNCC
Kailub Russell Wins CST Tires Camp Coker Bullet GNCC
24th Apr, 2017
Off Road
Strong start for Sherco at Australian Off-Road Championship
24th Apr, 2017
Motocross
Breakout performance for Serco Yamaha’s Mitch Evans
24th Apr, 2017
Motocross
Mason Semmens goes 1,1 in Yamaha 250cc Junior Cup opener
24th Apr, 2017
Motocross
Kyle Peters to keep pushing after tough Appin outing
24th Apr, 2017
Motocross
Kirk Gibbs gains momentum with moto win at Appin
24th Apr, 2017
Off Road
KTM and Daniel Milner kick of AORC campaign ominously
24th Apr, 2017
Motocross
CDR Yamaha’s Dean Ferris forges ahead at Motul MX Nationals
24th Apr, 2017
Motocross
Breakthrough performance for Hunter Lawrence
24th Apr, 2017
Motocross
Gautier Paulin takes victory at Valkenswaard
24th Apr, 2017
Enduro
Matt Phillips completes perfect Spanish EnduroGP with day 2 victory
24th Apr, 2017
Off Road
Wilson, Grundy and Gartlan flex their muscles at Yamaha AORC
24th Apr, 2017
Motocross
Cody Dyce fights back to take Pirelli MXD victory at Appin
23rd Apr, 2017
Motocross
Evans takes maiden Motul MX2 victory at Appin
23rd Apr, 2017
Motocross
Ferris maintains Thor MX1 championship lead after top Appin performance
23rd Apr, 2017
Off Road
Ruprecht, Milner, Stanford and Driscoll sprint to victory for Yamaha AORC
23rd Apr, 2017
Off Road
Joy for Junior’s Joshua Brierley, Rudd and Tomich at Yamaha AORC
23rd Apr, 2017
Supercross
Video highlights and press conference from Salt Lake City Monster Energy Su..
23rd Apr, 2017
Supercross
Tomac charges to a win as Hill clinches 250SX West at Salt Lake City
23rd Apr, 2017
Arenacross
Blose takes second consecutive AMSOIL Arenacross Race to the Ricky Carmicha..
23rd Apr, 2017
Motocross
FULL results from round 2 of the Motul MX Nationals
23rd Apr, 2017
Enduro
Matt Phillips on top at Spanish EnduroGP day 1
23rd Apr, 2017
Motocross
Cairoli and Jonass take pole for KTM at MXGP of Europe
23rd Apr, 2017
Motocross
2017 MOTUL MX Nationals Round TWO LIVE - Appin, NSW
23rd Apr, 2017
Off Road
Daniel Milner reigns supreme for the Yamaha AORC Senior Cross Country
22nd Apr, 2017
Off Road
Yamaha AORC Masters, Womens, Vets tear up the Rawson track!
22nd Apr, 2017
Off Road
Joshua Brierley comes out on top for Junior AORC on Saturday
22nd Apr, 2017
Motocross
WA Yamaha Junior Racing Team Easter MX Raid
21st Apr, 2017
Motocross
Home round for Raceline Pirelli KTM at Appin
21st Apr, 2017
Motocross
DPH's Kade Mosig and Wilson Todd Ready for Appin Challenge
21st Apr, 2017
Off Road
Lachlan Stanford stakes claim for AORC title
21st Apr, 2017
Motocross
Ryder Kingsford Features at NSW State Champs
20th Apr, 2017
Motocross
New face for HRC MX2 heading into Valkenswaard
20th Apr, 2017
Enduro
Jess Gardiner Wins French Enduro Championship Opener
20th Apr, 2017
Dirt Track
Brook v Koppe – Round 2 at Casey Stoner Cup
20th Apr, 2017
Off Road
All-New KTM squad can't wait for AORC opener
20th Apr, 2017
Off Road
Daymon Stokie Wins Gascoyne Dash
19th Apr, 2017
Off Road
Yamaha Racing Off Road Charge in 2017
19th Apr, 2017
Supercross
Monster Energy Supercross Television Ratings Are Up 21 Percent Year-Over-Ye..
19th Apr, 2017

  More News Articles....



Click here to read
Click here to read
2017 Honda CRF450R Ride Review
We spend a day at Ranch MX in NSW riding the 2017 Honda CRF450R
  Click here to read....  |  Insider archive

Click here for more info




E V E N T S   N E X T   W E E K E N D:

 Round 4 2017 Airoh Helmets Motocross Series - ..
 Round 16 2017 Monster Energy Supercross, an FI..
 Round 2 2017 ADAC German Masters Motocross Cha..
 Round 6 2017 Belgian National Motocross Champi..
 Round 3 2017 Maxxis ACU British Motocross Cham..
 Round 1 2017 FIM Speedway Grand Prix
  Go to Details


T E L E V I S I O N:

  Go to TV Guide





  2013 AMA ArenaX Race - Rd2
  2013 FIM WMX
  2013 AMA SX Rd9
  2013 NZMX Champs Rd2
  2013 Aus AAX Champs
  2013 AMA ArenaX Race - Rd2
  2013 AMA SX Rd8
  2013 AMA SX Rd7
  NZMX Champs Rd1
  2013 AMA ArenaX



Click here to go to the Choice Suspension Website
Click here to go to Loose Kid Industries
Click here for more info on Mountian Shade
Click here to visit Bolton Motorcyles, Australia's largest KTM, Honda and Suzuki parts store
Click here for more info
Click here for info on Penrite
Click here for more info on Endura products
Click here for more info on MX Ink Graphics
Click here for more info on Polisport products

Click here for the biggest range of tear off's


Click here to visit Click28.com


KTM Adventure Range
KTM Adventure Range Coming Fast .   View

MY17 Suzuki DR200S Now ADR Approved
Suzuki Australia has announced the imminent arrival of its entry level off-road model, the DR200S.   View

Zeta - Aluminium foot pegs
Zeta high performance products have added Aluminium foot pegs to their ever expanding range of products.<.   View





FULLNOISE CONTENT:
Home
News Archive
Results > National - Local - International
Photo Galleries
Features
New Products
Product Reviews
Film / Video
Classifieds
Links
TV Guide
Calendars > This Weekend - Australia - International
Club Information

FULLNOISE BUSINESS:

Privacy Statement
Contacts
About Fullnoise
Logos
Add to Favourites



PREMIUM ADVERTISERS:
100% Moto
Ficeda Accessories
Honda Australia
Husqvarna Motorcycles
John Titman Racing
KTM Australia
Lee Hogan Racing
Link International
Moto National Accessories
Steve Cramer Products
Suzuki Australia
Yamaha Australia
Yamaha Parts & Accessories



All content © Fullnoise.com.au 2002-2017



Click for more info