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CD251 – A consultation on proposed new guidance on the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 (as amended)

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) consulted late last year on proposals to amend the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 (the 1981 Regulations). This was in response to Professor Ragnor Lofstedt’s recommendation in his review of health and safety legislation Reclaiming health and safety for all: an independent review of health and safety legislation to remove the requirement for HSE to approve first aid training and qualifications. This consultation seeks views on the content of revised guidance to help duty holders decide on appropriate arrangements for the provision of first aid at the business.

View the consultative document.

Respond to the consultation using the online questionnaire or download a form to complete.

This consultation began on 25 March 2013 and ended on 3 May 2013.

Responses should be sent by 3 May 2013 to:

Andy McGrory
Health and Safety Executive
5.S.G Redgrave Court
Merton Road
Bootle
Liverpool
L20 7HS
Fax: 0151 951 3098
Email: firstaidconsultation@hse.gov.uk
Updated 2015-07-20