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First Aiders

All areas of campus should have qualified first aiders. Their responsibilities are as follows:

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS:
  1. In collaboration with the University Safety, Health and Environmental Officer and their respective managers / heads of department, undergo training at an accredited training provider (usually St John Ambulance Centre).
  2. Be familiar with the location of a first aid kit in their building or area, in collaboration with their respective managers / heads of department.
  3. Ensure that their on-campus contact details are current and correct (see www.ru.ac.za
    /safety/firstaid/rufirstaiders).  
EMERGENCY CONDITIONS:
  1. Respond to first aid emergencies as and where possible, following correct first aid procedures.
  2. Remain with the casualty until qualified medical personnel arrive on the scene. 

Last Modified :Wed, 06 Aug 2014 12:12:42 SAST