What does my employer have to do on First Aid?

Your employer is expected to have:

  • Completed a first-aid needs assessment;
  • Ensured that there is either an appointed person to take charge of first-aid arrangements or, if necessary, there are appropriate numbers of suitably trained first-aiders;
  • Ensured their are adequate facilities and a suitable stocked first-aid box;
  • Provided you with information about the first-aid arrangements.

This page has some answers to specific questions regarding employees and first aid. If you have any other queries, please refer to the frequently asked questions (FAQs) for employers, first-aiders and appointed persons or training organisations.

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