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Training for mass casualty incidents is something that all emergency services prepare for, to ensure that if ever we’re called to the ‘real deal’ we have the experience and knowledge to manage a scene in which multiple patients require our assistance.

Last week the QAS, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services – QFES / SES and local council participated in ‘Exercise Broken Pedal’, a simulation of a mass casualty mountain bike crash at the Eastern Escarpment Conservation area in Metro South, a popular spot for this exact sport.

In difficult to access terrain, it was a challenge for emergency services to ensure all patients were safely extricated from the scene, but it’s practice like this that makes us all the more capable in actual…



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