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First Aid at Work Your Questions Answered

This leaflet answers some basic questions about first-aid provision at work including:

  • What is first aid at work?
  • What is emergency first aid at work?
  • What do first-aid regulations require of me?
  • First-aid box / kit contents
  • What is a first aider?

The leaflet also includes a checklist of points to consider when setting out first-aid provision in your organisation.

Basic advice on first aid at work

This leaflet contains basic advice on first aid for use in an emergency. It provides a visual step-by-step guide:

  • First aider’s priorities in an emergency
  • Checking for a response from a casualty
  • Checking airways and breathing
  • Performing CPR; chest compressions

This leaflet is not a substitute for effective first-aid training.