First Aid for Students and Staff Guidelines

These guidelines support principals and/or their delegates to identify first aid requirements and implement appropriate arrangements to ensure all injured staff and students are provided with immediate and adequate treatment of injury and illness on school sites or at school approved activities.

These guidelines should be read in conjunction with the department’s policies on:

These guidelines contain the following chapters:

  • School level policy
  • First aid risk assessment
  • Staff first aid training
  • First aid rooms and sick bays
  • First aid kits
  • Automatic external defibrillators
  • Inspection and review of first aid facilities
  • Medication
  • General first aid procedures for staff and students
  • Infection and prevention control
  • Recording the provision of care resulting from a student or staff incident, injury or illness, including the administration of first aid
Table of contents for First Aid for Students and Staff Guidelines

Reviewed 01 February 2022

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