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The Red Cross Helps You Comply with First Aid Regulations


The UK has one of the best health and safety records in the world. However, the current cost of injuries and ill health to businesses is estimated at £14.9 billion.*

Did you know that as an organisation, you are legally required to comply with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981? The regulations govern the provision of first aid by a business to their staff and apply to all workplaces, regardless of size.

Stay up to date and ensure you are legally compliant by subscribing to the Red Cross First Aid Training newsletter – get the latest health and safety and first aid news directly to you inbox. You will receive:

– latest legislation updates

– first aid true stories

– free first aid learning resources.

The confidence to act

You never know when you might need to put your skills into action, as tea manufacturer Tim found out, when his colleague was having a suspected heart attack.

“I feel that the learning first aid has provided me with the confidence to remain calm and focus on what needed to be done to help Tony until the emergency services arrived,’’ Tim said.

Get ready for winter

With winter just around the corner, you can help ease the pain of workplace accidents by signing up to receive our free, winter first aid pack and poster and help ensure your team are prepared whatever the weather.

As leaders in first aid training, we are acknowledged by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) as a standard setter for first aid at work training and practice.

Visit the Red Cross website, to find out more about our range of workplace first aid training courses.

*Health and Safety Executive Health and Safety at Work Summary statistics for Great Britain 2017


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