Legal obligation for first aid provision at work
Employers have an obligation under
the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981
and guidance documents L74 and GEIS to make adequate and
appropriate first aid provision for their workforce.
It is recommended that someone is
able to undertake first aid duties at all times when people are at
How many first aiders?
Our guide to the number of first aiders
required in the workplace can help you to understand your
You should carry out its own risk assessment to establish what
level of first aid cover you require at each location.