Key Data

First aid

First aid assessment
  • Employers are required to carry out an assessment of first aid needs. This involves consideration of workplace hazards and risks, the size of the organisation and other relevant factors, to determine what first aid equipment, facilities and personnel should be provided.
  • In order to decide on first aid provision you should carry out an assessment of your likely needs. The following table covers the main points that you should consider in your assessment.
Aspects to consider