Royal Life Saving aligns its first aid training with the Australian Resuscitation Guidelines and the
nationally recognised units of competency HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
and HLTAID011 Provide first aid. With regard to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in infants, 0-1 years, ‘ANZCOR Guideline 6 – Compressions’ states that…
‘A person requiring chest compressions should be placed on their back on a firm surface (e.g.Australian Resuscitation Council (ANZCOR Guideline 6)
backboard or floor) before chest compressions to optimize the effectiveness of compressions.’
Read Position Statement 2021-02 here.