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First aid resources hub
Our first aid resources hub is a collection of information and guidance to help you understand and comply with the first aid regulations - whether you’re an employer, in charge of first aid, or a qualified first aider. We’ve provided everything you need to know right here.
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What are the legal responsibilities of a first aider?
In order to meet your first aid requirements, you need to understand the legal responsibilities of a first aider. Click here for a quick overview.
How many first aiders do I need at work?
First-aid at work regulations require employers to have first-aiders in their workplace. Find out how to ensure you are compliant in our blog.
How to complete a first aid needs assessment for your workplace
If you need to complete a first aid needs assessment, this helpful guide shows you how to determine adequate first aid provision for your organisation.
What is the minimum level of first aid provision required?
Employers are legally obligated to have a certain number of first aid provisions. We explore how you can figure the minimum number of provisions you need.
Should first aid arrangements in your workplace factor in non-employees?
Regardless of who is on your premises, your team should know how to respond in an emergency situation. Read this blog to understand your requirements.
What are the hazards in the workplace that affect first aid provision?
Read our blog to explore common workplace hazards & risks, and how to optimise first aid provision for a safer and compliant work environment.
What does hybrid working mean for first aid in the workplace
Working remotely shouldn't mean your team are at risk in any situation. Read this blog and discover what hybrid working means for first aid.
What are the 5 different workplace first aid training options available?
In this blog, we outline the five workplace first aid training provider options available for you and your workplace.
First aid training requirements for door supervisors and security guards
Understand the updated requirements around first aid training for security guards and door supervisors to hold a first aid qualification.
What are HSE's first aid regulations and criteria for choosing a training provider?
We drill down into the HSE first aid regulations and help you choose a reputable training provider to ensure you receive quality first aid training.
Changes to our first aid training and guidance
Find out more about the latest updates to first aid guidance and how that has changed the first aid training we deliver.
What is the legal requirement for first aid at work in 2020?
In this blog, we simplify a confusing question for many during COVID-19 - “What is the legal requirement for first aid at work?”
Do workplace first aiders need to wear gloves?
In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, we discuss whether disposable gloves help prevent the transmission of infection and if workplace first aiders need to wear them.
How much does first aid at work training cost?
The cost of first aid at work training can vary depending on the outcome of your first aid needs assessment. Find out the price of first aid at work training in our blog.
Why is first aid at work important? Key benefits
In this blog we look at the benefits for employees and employers of keeping up-to-speed with first aid at work.
How can you help ensure first aid cover when your employees return to work?
If first aid cover for your business has been affected by coronavirus, there are some things you can do so that you still comply with the law.
Can I give first aid training in-house or do I need an external provider?
You can give first aid training in house, but should you? We compare whether it is better to outsource to a first aid training provider in this helpful blog.
What is the difference between level 2 and level 3 first aid at work training?
Find out the difference between level 2 and level 3 first aid at work training courses in our easy to read blog.
Employer Quiz - Do you know your regulatory requirements?
Test your knowledge of first aid at work compliance and regulations with our interactive quiz.