Understand first aid in
UNDERSTAND FIRST AID IN THE
Explain consideration in
providing first aid in the
Explain first aid box
Explain first aid room
Show first aid equipment
4.4.1 EXPLAIN CONSIDERATION IN PROVIDING FIRST AID IN THE WORKPLACE
For all workplaces
communications – for quick response.
Rescue and evacuation.
to be determined having identified
hazards and assessed the risks at the workplace
The number and location of first aid box.
The number of employees to be trained in first
The level of training.
Possible need for a first aid room and equipment
it should contains.
of first aider
The numbers of employees.
The distribution of employees.
Number of shifts.
The size and location of the workplace.
The distance from outside medical services.
4.4.2 EXPLAIN FIRST AID BOX
When employees become ill or suffer injuries
at work, it is important that immediate firstaid attention is obtainable and, if necessary,
an ambulance called. First-aid given promptly
and effectively can save lives; often it can
assist in the prevention of minor injuries
deteriorating into serious injuries. In many
incidents/accidents, it is the only treatment
necessary. The First Aid at Work Policy covers
the arrangements required to ensure that
appropriate first-aid provision be situated in
all places of work throughout the University.
A first aid kit is a collection of supplies
and equipment for use in giving first
aid, and can be put together for the
purpose by an individual or
organization or purchased complete.
There is a wide variation in the
contents of first aid kits based on the
knowledge and experience of those...