We provide standard and bespoke training courses specifically designed to complement your safe systems of work, First Aid and Medical including Manual Handling of casualties in confined spaces and Work @ Height, Courses are held on-site, where candidates can obtain the maximum benefit from their training, or at locations within the UK as well as offshore.
Frequently Asked Questions / First Aid
Q. What are the legal responsibilities of employers?
The Health & Safety (First-aid) Regulations 1981, place a legal requirement on employers to make adequate first aid provision for their employees within the workplace. This obligation includes the provision of an appropriate number of first aiders; suitable premises for first aid and adequate first aid supplies.
Q. How do I assess our first aid needs?
When assessing your first aid requirements consider the following:
- The size of the organization
- Workplace history of accidents
- Hazards and risks (risk assessment should be carried out by all companies)
- The nature and distribution of the workforce
- Shift patterns
- Annual leave and other absences of first aiders
For further information please refer to First aid at work - Your questions answered. Also the Health & Safety (First-aid) Regulations 1981, Approved Code of Practice and Guidance. Also see Background to Changes.
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