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The person responsible for the provision of medical assistance to all members of the public. The person responsible for maintaining medical emergencies.

The provisions needed for the first aid officer will be dependent on the number of attendees and the type of event. Local authorities often require a provision of a specified minimum level of medical services needed to standby at the event, depending on the audience capacity[1].

Trained personnel should be assigned to events, even just for emergency cases.

First aid posts should be provided and be in easy access for attendants and an ambulance.

Exit routes for ambulances should be clear at all times.

The advice of relevant Health Authorities should be sought prior to the event.

References Edit

  1. http://www.capetown.gov.za/en/CityHealth/Documentation/Documents/Regulations_Relating_Labelling_Advertising_of_Foodstuffs_2010.pdf