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First aid: statutory responsibilities

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Last updated on 27 April 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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What are schools’ and governors’ statutory responsibilities for first aid? This article identifies who is responsible for first aid in schools and gives an overview of their responsibilities. It also links to articles on risk assessments and health and safety policies.

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  1. 1 Responsibility for provision
  2. 2 Early years settings
  3. 3 Schools
  4. 4 Risk assessments
  5. 5 Required policies

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