67. First aid

67.1. 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.

67.2. A first aid officer will be paid the relevant allowance specified in schedule 4.7 (First aid allowance).

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

    1. certificate of first aid competency or be a registered health professional such as a medical practitioner or a nurse; and
    2. accreditation in mental health first aid or be a registered health professional with expertise in mental health.

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


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