First Aid Certificate renewal Coronavirus validity extension

Announcement by the Health & Safety Executive

Is your First Aid Certificate due to expire shortly?

Do you hold one of these qualifications?

  • First Aid at Work (FAW)
  • Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Is your renewal due on or after 16th March 2020 and you are unable to renew because of Covid-19 restrictions?

The Health and Safety Executive have announced a 3 month validity extension, covering the above qualifications due for renewal on or after 16th March 2020

The HSE will be closely reviewing this guidance over coming months and updating it accordingly.

HSE’s current guidance on the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981:  https://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/priced/l74.pdf

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