65. First Aid

65.1.  A first aid officer refers to a suitably qualified staff member who is designated to administer first aid including mental health first aid in the workplace.

65.2.  A first aid officer will be paid the relevant allowance specified in schedule 6.6 (First aid allowance).

65.3.  To be eligible for payment of the relevant allowance, a first aid officer must hold a current:

  • certificate of first aid competency or be a registered health professional such as a medical practitioner or a nurse; and
  • mental health first aid accreditation.

65.4.  The provision of first aid services at the University will be governed in accordance with the relevant University procedures.

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