First Aid at Work Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
There are many Frequently Asked Questions on the topic of First Aid at Work.
First Aid is an important topic to be aware of both in and outside of the workplace. Take a look below at some First Aid at Work Frequently Asked Questions.
What is First Aid at Work?
First Aid at Work is providing instant assistance to a victim of injury or illness until a medical professional is present.
Why is First Aid at Work important?
If you are first aid trained, you will have the confidence to help someone in an emergency. Being first aid trained will also help to put the victim at ease, as they will feel more comfortable with you helping them.
How many first aid kits are required in the workplace?
There should be at least one first aid kit that is suitably stocked in each workplace. However, for larger workplaces, more than one may be needed.
Why is it important to have a first aid kit?
Having an easily accessible first aid kit means that you are able to deal with all types of injuries that may happen in or out of the workplace.
What items should be in a first aid box?
Although it is a legal requirement to have a first aid kit in the workplace, there is no specific list of items to follow. However, take a look at our guide to the minimum provision for your kit here.
How many first aiders do we need?
In the workplace, the HSE recommends at least one first aider for a company with 5-50 workers. Then, another first-aider for every 50 workers after that.
What First Aid Courses are available with 3B Training?
Do you want to become First Aid trained? Take a look at the range of First Aid Courses we offer nationwide here.
What is DRABC?
Find out all you need to know about DRABC or the primary survey here.
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