First Aid at Work (Appointed Person)
The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 require that in order to provide first aid to their employees who are injured or become ill at work, employers must have adequate and appropriate equipment,facilitiesandpersonnel.
An appointed person is someone chosen to:
take charge when someone is injured or falls ill, offer/provide basic first aid including calling an ambulance if required;
look after the first aid equipment, eg restocking the first aid box.
Appointed persons should not attempt to give first aid for which they have not been trained.
Aim and objectives of the course
First Aid at Work is to train and provide the ‘appointed person’ with enough basic knowledge and skills to provide the correct course of action when needed. This course is HSE Approved.
This course can be run on the clients’ premises, sites, or at a pre-arranged venue.
Duration: 6 hours
Size: 1 –10
Notes: CITB grants will be available to member companies.