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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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Download our complete guide to first aid at work

Download a free copy of our guide to learn what the first aid at work regulations mean and how to be compliant, as well as how to choose first-aiders and a first aid training course for you.

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Read our interactive brochure to find out about the various courses we offer, from first aid to mental health and wellbeing.

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Our free download covers everything you need to know about first aid training during Covid-19.

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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?”

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Do employers need to review first aid in light of Covid-19?

Read our blog to learn why it’s essential to review your needs and the pertinent issues you should consider.

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Top 6 ways to protect yourself when performing first aid during Covid-19

First aid during Covid-19 - 6 ways to protect yourself

Follow our 6 steps to ensure you keep as safe as possible performing first aid and people can still get the urgent care they need in a real-life emergency.

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Do workplace first aiders need to wear gloves_

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.

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How much does first aid at work training cost_

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.

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What are an employer’s responsibilities under the first aid at work legislation_

Employers - What are your first aid responsibilities?

Find out what your responsibilities are as an employer in accordance with first-aid at work regulations in our blog.

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Why is first aid at work important_

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.

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What to expect on your first aid training course after lockdown

What to expect on your first aid training course after lockdown

In this blog we outline what you can expect on your first aid training course after lockdown.

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5 main changes to first aid training courses due to Covid-19

5 main changes to first aid training courses due to Covid-19

Our First Aid Training Product Manager outlines the top five changes that his organisation is putting in place to re-assure learners and employees.

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How can you help ensure first aid cover when your employees return to 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.

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Can I give first aid training in-house or do I need an external provider_

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.

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What is the difference between level 2 and level 3 first aid at work training_

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.

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Do businesses need a first-aider on site_

Do businesses need a first-aider on site?

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.

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First aid for falls

Advice - First aid for falls

We know that slips, trips and falls are the most common cause of injury at work. Find out how you can help with our tips on first aid for falls.

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How long does a first aid at work certificate last_

How long does a first aid at work certificate last?

Find out about how long a first aid at work certificate lasts for and also whether it’s still suitable for your organisational requirements.

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What can a first aider do to help during the coronavirus pandemic_

What can a first aider do to help during the coronavirus pandemic?

Find out how you can put your first aid skills to use to support people in the community and whilst at work during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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How to complete a first aid needs assessment

How to complete a first aid needs assessment

Find out how to conduct a first aid needs assessment and identify what first aid provisions you require in this blog.

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Employer Quiz - Do you know your regulatory requirements_

Employer Quiz - Do you know your regulatory requirements?

Test your knowledge of first aid at work compliance and regulations with our interactive quiz.

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