First Aid Kit Lesson Plan – Educator's Reference Desk
Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. Download the free OSH Answers app. Search all fact sheets:. First aid is emergency care given immediately to an injured person. The purpose of first aid is to minimize injury and future disability. In serious cases, first aid may be necessary to keep the victim alive.
All workers must be provided with first aid facilities, equipment and access to first aiders. This guide has advice on what you need to consider when deciding what first aid equipment and facilities you need at work, and suggests ways to help you organise your first aid kits, facilities, and first aiders. This guide is for PCBUs. A PCBU is a person conducting a business or undertaking.
Beta This is a new way of showing guidance - your feedback will help us improve it. You are responsible for making sure that your employees receive immediate attention if they are taken ill or are injured at work. Accidents and illness can happen at any time and first aid can save lives and prevent minor injuries from becoming major ones. You must make appropriate first-aid arrangements for your workplace.