We have decided that a number of employees need to be on call to respond to emergencies outside of normal hours. These employees are arguing that the on-call periods should be treated as work time under the Working Time Regulations and therefore health and safety legislative requirements would apply. Is this the case?
We have just realised that one of our first-aider’s certificate expired three months ago. Can this person still act as a first aider and can they still requalify or do they need to take the whole First Aid at Work course again?