Consisting of relatively simple techniques that can be performed with basic equipment, first aid is usually carried out by a trained person until professional medical assistance arrives. Have you ever experienced a member of staff getting a burn while cooking in the kitchen? What about one of your colleagues falling down a set of stairs? Who handles it? Who knows exactly what to do in the event of an injury or emergency in your venue? There are five simple but important reasons why you should encourage your employees should attend a first aid course.