This guidance document produced by HSE is for employers and sets out what you need to do to address first-aid provision in the workplace.
It provides guidance on:
The third edition of the has been updated in 2024 with minor amendments to:
Emphasise employers’ responsibilities to take account of employees’ mental health in their first-aid needs assessment;
Change the term ‘catastrophic bleeding’ to ‘life-threatening bleeding’ with more guidance on what employers should do if they identify this as a risk in their workplace;
Simplify guidance on first-aid training providers.
At Lighthouse Safety we regularly hold First Aid courses at our facilities in Kent and London. Information can be found here: https://www.lighthousesafety.co.uk/training-courses/first-aid-courses/
To download a copy of the The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 guidance document visit l74