- First Aid Kits
- First Aid Stations
- First Aid Cabinets
- First Aid For Eyes
- First Aid Wipes
- First Aid Sundries
- First Aid For Burns
- Resuscitation Products
- Casualty Handling
- Wound Cleansing
- Hot & Cold Therapy
- Medical Room Equipment
- Drug & Alcohol Testing
- Foil Blankets
- Accident Books
It is important for all workplaces to have a first aid kit which is a collection of first aid items you would need in case of an accident. We offer a comprehensive range of first aid kits to suit your needs. Including a wide range of HSE Compliant Kits and BS8599-1 Compliant Workplace First Aid Kits that comply and exceed HSE recommended contents and comply with the latest British Standards.
What Are The Legal Requirement For First Aid In Your Workplace?
All employers must provide adequate equipment and facilities to make sure all their employees receive the correct first aid if someone becomes ill or injured in the workplace. The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 apply to everyone in a workplace, including the self-employed. These regulations do not place a legal duty of employers to give first aid to non-employees such children in schools or public.
What First Aid Kit Should I Have?
First aid kits can vary depending on that nature of your business or personal need. We sell a huge range of different first aid kits to suit your need. All of our HSE and BS85991 Compliant Kits comply with the recommended content as set out in HSE First Aid regulations. We also have a large range of catering, school, vehicle, burns and home first aid kits available.
How Many First Aiders Do I Legally Need For My Workplace?
|Type Of Workplace||Maximum No. of Employees at any one time||No. of Occupational First Aiders|
|Factories, Construction Sites, Surface Mines and Quarries||Up to 49||1 if safety statement risk assessment shows it to be necessary|
|50 - 149||Minimum 1|
|150 - 299||Minimum 2|
|> 300||1 Extra for every 150 employees or part thereof|
|Underground Mines||-||1 for every 10 employees or part thereof|
|Other Workplaces||Up to 99||1 if safety statement risk assessment shows it to be necessary|
|100 - 399||Minimum 1|
|400 - 699||Minimum 2|
|> 700||1 Extra for every 300 employees or part thereof|
What Is An AED?
An AED is a defibrillator which is a device that delivers an electric shock to the heart muscle through the chest wall in order to restore a normal heart rate.
An AED is a portable defibrillator designed for anyone to be able to use with someone who is having a cardiac arrest.