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APT Health & Safety assist Birmingham employers fulfill their first aid course responsibilities so all the relevant personnel are up to date with their first aid knowledge and in the best possible position to act if the worst happens. This typically means arranging an assessment of the organisation’s unique first aid requirements which allows us to determine what first aid infrastructure should be in place to keep a the workforce safe and operating legally.

We regularly deliver first aid courses to businesses in Birmingham and across the West Midlands providing industry-leading, on-site first aid courses. We have also set up a training facility at the Ibis Styles hotel, for those who prefer to undertake first aid courses away from work premises.

Location:

Ibis Styles Birmingham NEC & Airport Hotel
Bickenhill Lane
Marston Green
Birmingham
B40 1PQ

Tel: 0121 2894316

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Is Your First Aid policy up-to-date?

APT can advise on all aspects of first aid training and work with you and your employees to help create a safer, better prepared working environment for you and your employees.

You may or may not be aware that The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 specifies that UK employers need to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to make certain that all employees can receive immediate first aid attention if they are injured or taken ill at work.

The core of this commitment is the arranging of suitable, high-quality first aid training for all involved. This is where APT come in!

 

What does “adequate and appropriate” mean?

In practice, it means different things for different working environments and depends largely on variables such as the particular circumstances and risks in a specific workplace that may necessitate first aid treatment at some point. These will be different for every business, but factors to consider often include things like: how many trained first-aiders will be needed on a work site and the individual level of each of their training, the contents of the on-site first aid box and also whether a dedicated first aid room is required. We will help assess and draw solid conclusions on all these points.

 

What does a First Aid policy assessment typically take into account?:

  • The size of the organisation
  • Employees working on multi-occupied or shared or sites
  • The nature and distribution of the workforce (i.e. the needs of travelling, on-site and lone workers)
  • Number and nature of workplace hazards and risks
  • The business (and industry’s) history of accidents
  • Distance and access to emergency medical services from the work site/s
  • Annual leave and absences of first-aiders and appointed persons

 

To see how APT Health & Safety can help you create a safer, better prepared working environment for you and your workforce through cost-effective first aid courses, whether you’re based in Birmingham or anywhere in the UK, please give us a call on 01782 213428

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