Earlier this year, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) announced new requirements as part of the course outline for all first aid training.
Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)
The HSE have stated the use of AED should now be included, as standard, on all First Aid at Work courses. This requirement will bring first aid training in line with the Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines that using AED now forms a standard part of basic life support.
What this means: