Legislation

Employers responsibilities:
 
The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work.

http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/legislation.htm
Ofsted requirements:
 
October 2016 started the new requirement in the EYFS for newly qualified early years staff (with full and relevant level 2 or level 3 childcare qualification) to also hold a current Paediatric First Aid (PFA) or emergency PFA certificate in order to be included in the required staff: child ratios in an early years setting.

Statutory framework for the EYFS

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