First Aid Cover & Qualifications during the Outbreak

If first aid cover for your business is reduced because of coronavirus or you can’t get the first aid training you need, there are some things you can do so that you still comply with the law. You should review your first aid needs assessment and decide if you can still provide the cover needed for the workers that are present and the activities that they are doing. Keep enough first aid cover If fewer people are coming into your … Read More

Guidance for First Aiders

Try to assist at a safe distance from the casualty as much as you can and minimise the time you share a breathing zone. If they are capable, tell them to do things for you, but treating the casualty properly should be your first concern. Remember the 3P model – preserve life, prevent worsening, promote recovery. Preserve life: CPR Call 999 immediately – tell the call handler if the patient has any COVID-19 symptoms Ask for help. If a portable … Read More