Chapter 20. First Aid at Work

  1. Jane M. Wiggins

Published Online: 9 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320466.ch20

Facilities Manager's Desk Reference

Facilities Manager's Desk Reference

How to Cite

Wiggins, J. M. (2010) First Aid at Work, in Facilities Manager's Desk Reference, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320466.ch20

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405186612

Online ISBN: 9781444320466



  • first aid at work;
  • people at work, suffering injury or sudden illness in workplaces;
  • Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 - employers providing adequate and appropriate equipment;
  • regulations supported by detailed Approved Code of Practice (ACoP) and Guidance L74 First Aid at Work;
  • first-aid requirement determination in workplace;
  • Appointed Person, responsibility for upkeep of first-aid equipment in workplaces;
  • first-aid stocks and First-Aid Record Form;
  • first-aid policy implementation;
  • FMs, in control of premises - duty of reporting to HSE


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition of first aid

  • Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981

  • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995