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1. Overview

Employers must make sure employees get immediate help if taken ill or injured at work.

The law applies to every workplace and to the self-employed.

You must have:

  • a suitably stocked first aid kit
  • an appointed person or people to take charge of first aid arrangements
  • information for all employees telling them about first aid arrangements

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This microsite provides information for employers, employees, first-aiders and training organisations on first aid at work.

Updated 2018-12-20