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Document ID (ISN)55312
CIS number 91-11
ISBN(s) 0-11-885536-0
Year 1990
Convention or series no. COP 42
Health and Safety Commission
Title First aid at work - Approved Code of Practice; Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 [United Kingdom] and Guidance
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. 30p. Illus. Price: GBP 2.00.
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) first-aid organization; first-aid services; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) first-aid equipment; first-aid training; responsibilities of employers; first aid; information of personnel; law; directive; first-aid attendants; legislation
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Occupational health services
First aid and emergency organization