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In order to establish what provision for First Aid is required you should make an assessment of the First Aid needs appropriate to the circumstances of your business.

This should include consideration of:

  • the workplace,
  • the workforce, and
  • the hazards and risks present



To help you decide please see below:

Ofqual regulated qualifications accredited by Qualsafe Awards.

Category of Risk Numbers employed at any location Suggested number of First Aid personnel
Low hazard

Fewer than 25

At least 1 Appointed Person (b)

e.g. Shops, offices and libraries
25 - 50
At least 1 Emergency First Aider
(1-day EFAW)
  More than 50
1 First Aider (FAW)
At least one per 100 Employees or part thereof
Higher hazard Fewer than 5 At least 1 Appointed Person (b)
e.g. Light engineering and assembly work, food processing, warehousing, extensive work with dangerous machinery or sharp instruments, construction, chemical manufacture, work involving special hazards (a)such as hydrofluoric acid or confined spaces. 5 - 50

At least 1 First Aider (c)

  More than 50

1 First Aider (FAW)
At least one for every 50 employees or
part thereof
Ensure any injuries and illness that might occur can be dealt with by the First Aid personnel you provide.    


(a)  Additional training may be needed for First Aiders to deal with injuries resulting from special hazards.

(b) Where First Aiders are shown to be unnecessary, there is still a possibility of an accident or sudden illness, so you should providing qualified First Aiders.

(c) The type of injuries that might arise in working with those hazards identified, will influence whether the First Aider should be trained in FAW or EFAW.

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