How many first aiders should be present in a workplace?
The table below gives an indicative number of first aiders required for different types of workplaces. This is a guide only!
|Type of Workplace||Max No. of Employees
At any one time
|No. of Occupational First Aiders|
|Factories, Construction Sites, Surface Mines & Quarries||up to 49||1 if safety statement risk assessment shows it necessary|
|> 300||1 extra for every 150 employees or part thereof|
|Underground Mines||1 for every 10 employees or part thereof|
|Other workplaces||up to 99||1 if safety statement risk assessment shows it necessary|
|more than 700||1 extra for every 300 employees or part thereof.|
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