Do you know an inspiring First Aid champion who deserves the recognition of a Scottish First Aid Award? They could be a First Aid volunteer, a child, or an adult who has displayed remarkable courage. Or perhaps you know a quick thinking neighbour or colleague who has saved someone’s life with their First Aid skills? We want to hear about them!
St Andrew’s First Aid is calling for nominations for the inaugural Scottish First Aid Awards. Nominations are open until Friday 28 September 2012 and a panel of judges will announce the shortlist in October 2012. Successful entries will be invited to a prestigious black tie awards event to be held on Thursday 29 November 2012, at the City Chambers, Glasgow.
“The Scottish First Aid Awards have been created to champion First Aid in Scotland and recognise those individuals and businesses that are leading the way in its provision,” said Stuart Callison, CEO at St Andrew’s First Aid. “We would like to encourage everyone to get involved. The awards are open to all, regardless of whether you have received First Aid training with St Andrew’s First Aid or another provider and we are welcoming nominations from individuals, businesses, public sector organisations, shops, schools and many more.”
Entry to any of the awards categories is free and nominations can be made online at www.firstaid.org.uk/awards.
CATEGORY 1: The Workplace First Aid Award Do you know someone in your workplace that deserves recognition for their First Aid Skills? This category has been created to recognise such individuals or organisations that are championing First Aid training to their staff, the public and their customers.
- Public/Not for Profit Sector Award
- Private Sector Award
CATEGORY 2: First Aid Volunteer Awards Volunteers are the lifeblood of a non-profit organisation. The Volunteer Awards category has been created to celebrate courageous volunteers who have demonstrated an excellent use of their First Aid skills in Scotland.
- Young First Aid Volunteer of the Year (up to 15 years of age)
- Youth First Aid Volunteer of the Year (16-24 years)
- First Aid Volunteer of the Year (25 years and over)
CATEGORY 3: The Herald Community First Aid Award This category has been created to recognise courageous individuals, valiant First Aid advocates and those who have excelled in using their First Aid skills in the Community. We are seeking nominations from anyone, anywhere in recognition of a particularly inspirational First Aid achievement.
- Young First Aid Champion (up to and including 15 years of age)
- Community First Aid Champion (16 years and over)
For further information please contact Helen Forrest or Stephanie Stewart on 0141 332 4031
St Andrew’s First Aid