Work Conditions are Safe & Hygienic - Suggested numbers of first aid personnel

Suggested Numbers of First Aid Personnel

Category of Risk

Numbers Employed at Any Location

Suggest number of First Aid Personnel

Lower risk

Fewer than 50

At least 1 appointed person

50 – 100

At least 1 first aider

More than 100

One additional first aider for every 100 employed

Medium risk

Fewer than 20

At least 1 appointed person

20 - 100

At least 1 first aider for every 50 employed (or part thereof)

More than 100

One additional first aider for every 10 employed

High risk

Fewer than 5

At least 1 appointed person

5 - 50

At least one first aider

More than 50

One additional first aider for every 50 employed