First Aid Officers NDST Ltd

Trained first aid officers

First Aid Officer means a person who in the performance of their duties is required to hold a current Senior First Aid Certificate who has been designated by the company/client to be a First Aid Officer.

Basic First Aid kit is a First Aid Kit as defined in the Approved Code of Practice of Occupational Health and First Aid in the Workplace.

Occupational First Aid Kit is a First Aid Kit as defined in Appendix 1 of the Approved Code of Practice of Occupational Health and First Aid in the Workplace.

Remote Area Module is an extra module that can be added to a First Aid Kit where the workplace is remote from available medical services, as defined in Appendix 1 of the Approved Code of Practice of Occupational Health and First Aid in the Workplace.

Roles and Responsibilities

Line Managers/Supervisors are responsible for:

  • implementing this procedure in their area of responsibility
  • nominating appropriately qualified First Aid Officers for appointment
  • ensuring appropriate first aid facilities are available at worksites
  • ensuring first aid facilities at worksites take account of the nature of the hazards