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First aid provision in schools

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Last updated on 1 March 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
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Understanding the requirements around first aid provision in schools can be difficult. To help you out, we look at the key responsibilities you need to fulfil to be compliant, covering topics such as risk assessments, qualifications and training, first aid facilities and record keeping.

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  1. 1 Staying compliant
  2. 2 Employer responsibilities
  3. 3 School requirements
  4. 4 Using risk assessments
  5. 5 Training and qualifications
  6. 6 Equipment
  7. 7 Record keeping and reporting
  8. 8 Health and safety policy

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