Our First Aid Courses
- 3 day First Aid at Work FAW
- 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work EFAW
All small companies should have at the very minimum 1 person who has done the 1 day course – the greater the number of employees the more First Aiders. Arguably all mobile workers should have some First Aid training in addition to a travel First Aid Kit.
Remember it is now the employers responsibility to ensure that all staff have access to proper First Aid cover and that all self employed drivers are suitably covered as well.
It is also a requirement that all employers have a system for recoding accidents and injuries in the workplace – this is a requirement under the Health and safety at Work Act 1974
The Health and safety at Work Act 1974 also applies to the self employed and sub contractors. Mobile workers, ie drivers should have their own provision for First Aid cover eg a First Aid Kit.
There is no mandatory requirement for the contents of a First Aid kit but recently British Standards introduced a suggested content BS 8599. To be compliant, it is suggested that all first aid kits should meet this standard. Kits come in 4 sizes – Small, Medium, Large and Travel – all kits contain the same items – just the larger kits contain more of an item.