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Under UK First Aid Law – The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 – employers are required to make an assessment of the risks to health and safety to their employees at work.

What type of business are you?  Is there a high risk of injury at work or a lower risk? What is your past history of injury in the work place?

These questions will help you decide what type of First Aid Course you should be booking.  Where there is a higher risk of injury you should be looking at a three day FAW course.  A lower risk e.g office type environment then the one day EFAW should be sufficient.  If you are in doubt then please contact us and we will be happy to guide you in your decision.

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 states that it is a legal requirement to ensure employers have an adequate number of suitable trained first aiders.

How do I know how many First Aiders I need?

There are no hard and fast rules on exact numbers.  You must bear in mind things like absence leave, annual holidays, remote site workers, multiple sites etc. Again if you are in doubt then please contact us we will be happy to help.