Do You Know Your First Aid Requirements?

By Steve Brand | January 15, 2020

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Under the The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981, employers must provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work.

This is a legal requirement and employers who ignore this legislation might be at risk of prosecution or civil action by employees.

Assessment of your first-aid needs

In order to establish what provision for first-aid is required you should make an assessment of the first-aid needs appropriate to the circumstances of your business.

What action should I take as an employer?

For more information on your responsibilities as an employer in relation to your employees, please see the two links below:-

Our First Aid Training Courses

Seahaven Safety Training, based at The Port of Newhaven in East Sussex, is the ideal establishment for First Aid Training at all levels. The links below will provide you with more detail:-

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Steve Brand
Managing Director

Steve is a highly experienced instructor with many years of experience in safety critical working environments. Training is much more than a job for him, it is a vocation. His dedication and his care for his valued students is second to none.


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