What information should be recorded in the first aid book?

Useful information to record includes:

  • the date, time and place of incident;
  • name and job of the injured or ill person;
  • details of the injury/illness and what first aid was given;
  • what happened to the person immediately afterwards (for example, did they go home, go back to work or go to hospital); and
  • the name and signature of the first aider or person dealing with the incident.
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