First Aid Training for Employees Persuasive Essay by cee-cee

First Aid Training for Employees
This paper looks at the importance of first aid training in the workplace.
# 107097 | 1,049 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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In this article, the writer discusses that every workplace environment, regardless of the amount of hazards or type of environment, should have a basic first aid, CPR and blood born pathogen training program or, at the very least, an emergency response plan. The writer maintains that the benefits and needs for proper employee training and precautions in such areas as first aid, CPR and blood borne pathogen protection are essential in today's business world. Not only may such training save a life, it will ensure that all employees are properly protected and, if all standards are properly followed, may protect the employer from potential areas of liability. The writer concludes that for this reason, all employers should, at a minimum, offer its employees a basic course in first aid and CPR.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • American Red Cross. Homepage.
  • OSHA. (2006): Best Practices Guide: Fundamentals of Workplace First-Aid Programs. Washington, D.C.: Department of Labor.
  • U.S. Department of Labor. (2007) Safety and Health Topics: Medical and First Aid.

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