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First aid policy | Health and safety policy | Incident reporting procedure

Occupational health

Policies: First aid policy

Purpose

To ensure that an adequate number of UCT employees are effectively trained in Level 1 First Aid and are available to assist in emergency situations at any time.

Scope

This standard applies to all University of Cape Town staff and students.

References

Definitions

Requirements

Responsibilities

Implementation

First aider

Incentives

Minimum requirements for a first aid kit as per general safety regulations

Universal blood precautions

Universal blood precautions are designed to protect persons from being exposed to Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or Hepatitis B virus (HBV), which is the greater threat to people exposed to blood, and other infective agents, which may be present in blood.

Important

Procedure

Blood spills

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Links

First aid box requirements

COID Act