Do you have any first aiders that a vulnerable workers? If so, as an employer when you review your risk assessments you should consider refreshing your first aid at work needs ensuring your first aiders are confident providing the right assistance, knowing what equipment they should use to minimise transmission of infection.
- Try to assist from a safe distance
- Minimise the time they share the same breathing area.
- If they are capable, ask them to do things for themself, but remember treating the casualty properly should be the first concern.
Remember the 3P’s
- Preserve life
- Prevent worsening
- Promote recovery
Further information regarding first aid advice can be found here https://www.hse.gov.uk/coronavirus/first-aid-and-medicals/first-aid-certificate-coronavirus.htm