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Workplace Kit BS8599

The first new standard for Statutory First Aid Kits in the workplace since 1997, these kits reflect the changes in both workplace practice and risks, making them demonstrably more 'fit for purpose' in today’s environment. For peace of mind, the provision of a kit with this updated content is now the only clear and definitive way for employers to demonstrate they are serious about meeting their legal obligations under the Health and Safety First Aid Regulations.

 

 •  Volume discounts available when ordering 5 or more, the more you buy the more you save


You should use the guide below together with your risk assessment to decide on the size and placement of first aid kits in your workplace.

 

LOW RISK (e.g. shops, offices, libraries etc)
HIGH RISK (e.g. light engineering and assembly work, food processing, warehousing, extensive work with dangerous machinery or sharp instruments, construction, chemical manufacture etc.)

 

SMALL KIT USAGE GUIDELINES LOW RISK Less than 25 employees HIGH RISK Less than 5 employees 

MEDIUM KIT USAGE GUIDELINES LOW RISK 25-100 employees HIGH RISK 5-25 employees

LARGE KIT USAGE GUIDELINES LOW RISK 1 Large Kit per 100 employees HIGH RISK 1 Large Kit per 25 employees

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