Ensure workplace compliance with St John Ambulance Tasmania
Did you know that St John Ambulance Tasmania offer free first aid kit servicing to help businesses stay compliant with Work Health and Safety (WHS) regulations? Our dedicated team carefully inspects your first aid kits, replacing any used or expired items, and ensuring it meets the current legal requirements.
The WHS Code of Practice outlines specific obligations for businesses when it comes to first aid. As an employer, it’s your responsibility to provide the right first aid equipment, facilities, and trained personnel to handle any potential workplace injuries or illnesses. By fulfilling these obligations, you will prioritise the well-being of your employees and minimise potential risks.
When you partner with us, our experts thoroughly check your first aid kits and promptly replace any necessary items. This helps you maintain a well-prepared workplace that can effectively handle medical emergencies should they occur.
To schedule your free compliance check contact us via the button below.
Our Services Include:
- Comprehensive on-site compliance checks for first aid kits
- Thorough inspection to ensure compliance with Work Health and Safety (WHS) regulations
- Restocking of first aid kits with essential supplies and medications
Benefits of Our Services:
- Peace of mind knowing your first aid kits are up-to-date and well-prepared
- Mitigate potential liabilities and legal risks
- Create a safer working environment for your employees
- Stay prepared for medical emergencies at all times
- Work with a trusted partner in workplace health and safety
If you’re a Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBU), you must ensure:
- First aid equipment is provided
- Each worker at the workplace has access to the equipment
- There is access to facilities for administering first aid
- An adequate number of workers are trained to administer first aid, or workers have access to an adequate number of other people who have been trained to administer first aid.
You can read more about your WHS obligations at WorkSafe Tasmania
If you would like your First Aid Kit serviced please contact us
You must ensure there are an adequate number of workers trained to administer first aid at your workplace.
Safe Work Australia reccomend the following ratios:
- low risk workplaces: one first aider for every 50 workers
- high risk workplaces: one first aider for every 25 workers
- remote high risk workplaces: one first aider for every 10 workers.
Training for first aiders
First aiders should hold a nationally recognised statement of attainment issued by a registered training organisation (RTO) for the nationally endorsed first aid unit/s of competency.
Make sure your first aiders have appropriate training for the specific risks you have identified in your workplace.
First aiders should attend regular training to keep their first aid knowledge and skills up to date, and to confirm their competence to provide first aid.
Refresher training in CPR should be carried out annually.
First aid qualifications should be renewed every three years and recorded in your training register.