Tamariki School

First Aid

TAMARIKI SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES

POLICY ON FIRST AID

 

NUMBER  323                                                                                              1999

 

 

RATIONALE

The Board requires guidelines and procedures for responding to first aid needs.

 

AIMS

1.  To provide appropriate help in case of accident or medical emergency.

2.  To ensure that there are adequately trained staff available to deal with such emergencies.

 

GUIDELINES

1.  The staff should all take CPR and related emergency training annually.

2.  At least two staff members should take a full first aid course or refresher course once every three years so that there is always a currently certificated first aider on the school staff.

3.  A First Aid Officer should be appointed at the beginning of each year, with responsibility for First Aid administration and supplies.

4.  All staff should be familiar with the school First Aid procedures.

 

 

DRAFTED BY:  Michell, Kendrick, Edwards                               March 1999

PRESENTED: 1999                                                            PUBLISHED: 1999

ADOPTED: 1999                                                      REVIEWED: 2003, 2013

 

 

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