|Document ID (ISN)||55312|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Commission
||First aid at work - Approved Code of Practice; Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 [United Kingdom] and Guidance
||HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. 30p. Illus. Price: GBP 2.00.
||The Regulations came into force on 1 July 1982. They place a duty on employers to ensure adequate first-aid provision for their employees in the workplace. Contents of the Code of Practice: duty of the employer to make provision for first-aid and to inform employees of the arrangements; first-aid facilities, boxes and kits; provision of a suitably-equipped and staffed first-aid room; recording of first-aid treatment; recruitment, training and qualification of first-aiders. Addresses of regional employment nursing advisers are given as well as some general first-aid guidance for inclusion in first-aid boxes.
||first-aid organization; first-aid services; United Kingdom
||first-aid equipment; first-aid training; responsibilities of employers; first aid; information of personnel; law; directive; first-aid attendants; legislation
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology
||Occupational health services
First aid and emergency organization