FIRST-AID

Changes to recognition of QQI Occupational First Aid Award

Providers offering QQI Level Occupational First Aid (OFA) are advised that, from 1 September 2017, the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) will no longer recognise the component (Award Code 5N1207) as meeting the requirements for occupational first aid in all workplaces. This change has arisen from the HSA’s decision to recognise the Prehospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) First Aid Response Education and Training standard (FAR)

Further details can be found here.