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New-BS-8599 Workplace First Aid Kits

Posted : 07/02/2012

NEW-BS-8599 BRITISH STANDARD WORKPLACE FIRST AID KITS

 The new standard is now in force....

BS8599 is effective as of the 30/06/2011

The old standard

This standard replaces the BHTA-HSE kits 10, 20 and 50 person first aid kits most employers currently have in the workplace.

The New Contents include:

What size is required?

Employers must assess their first aid needs to decide what the hazard's are, the number of staff working on and off the premises etc.

 

 

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