First Aid Overview

First Aid is the provision of immediate and temporary care to a victim of an accident, with the purpose of preventing or reducing the threat to life or health of the casualty

The Department will ensure appropriate first aid arrangements are in place for staff, students and visitors, including members of the public. This includes the provision of:

  • adequately stocked first aid boxes in all areas of the Department
  • appointment of trained First Aiders (PDF , 18kb) to adequately cover activities both within and outside the Department buildings
  • provision of a First Aid room B/K021 (back of Biology Reception)