First Aiders

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

  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
  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