First Aid Update

Posted in : HR Updates on 19 September 2011 Issues covered:

Stephen Thomas writes:

1. Introduction

From 1 September 2011, the Health and Safety Executive Northern Ireland (HSENI) introduced new arrangements to the first-aid training regime. The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982 apply to all workplaces in Northern Ireland, including those with less than five employees and to the self-employed. Stephen Thomas, health and safety expert at Croner, explains all.

2. Training

The Regulations will not require any change to existing legislation, however first-aiders provided by an employer in the workplace must hold a certificate of competence in either first aid at work (FAW) or emergency first aid at work (EFAW). The FAW

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