First aid needs assessment
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First aid needs assessment

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This document outlines the areas of our working practice we have assessed and the hazards and risks we have identified and considered in relation to first aid provision.

We summarise at Section A the breakdown of our organisation and key first aid issues.

We set out in Section B our identified risks and arrangements and measures which we will address in order to control and manage those risks.

From this assessment process, we have identified the current first aid needs of our organisation and these are documented in Section C.


The person with overall responsibility for this assessment is [insert name].

Other individuals with delegated responsibilities for first aid are:

[Insert name][Insert details, eg First aider for ground floor’]
[Insert name][Insert details]
[Insert name][Insert details]

The first aid needs assessment process is undertaken annually to ensure it remains effective.

All members of staff are encouraged to raise any issues and/or to make further suggestions in relation to measures we could undertake. If a member of staff has a suggestion, they should contact [insert name or details].

We are fully committed to the highest possible standards of openness, honesty and accountability. In line with that commitment, in accordance with our [Whistleblowing policy OR [insert other document title]], we actively encourage all staff members who

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