First Aid Training For All Caterers

Our Ref: HSR/1/7
Head Office Circular: NP/154/14
20th August 2014

The Secretary

Dear Colleague

First Aid Training For All Caterers

On giving consideration to a resolution from the AGM the General Grades Committee noted and adopted the following report of their Health and Safety Sub Committee:

We note and support the resolution and instruct the General Secretary to obtain legal advice on the question of individual members’ liability should they be     required to provide first aid to members of the public and members of staff. The legal advice to be placed back in front of this General Grades Committee for further consideration.

Branches and Regional Councils be advised.    

I am acting in accordance with these instructions and will keep you informed of developments with this case.

Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of relevant members.

Yours sincerely

Mick Cash
Acting General Secretary