First aid is the initial help a person gives a casualty for treatment of any sudden injury or illness, until more professional help arrives. This application can be at home or in the workplace. First aid coverage in the workplace is a legal requirement under the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations, 1981 (1982 Northern Ireland).
Students of secondary school age are classed as young adults. They are therefore expected to inform parents/carers of any minor accident/incident or illness that has taken place during the school day.
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Last Updated: 11th September 2017