first aid

noun
ADJECTIVE
emergency
VERB + FIRST AID
administer, give

While one of you gives first aid, the other should call an ambulance.

receive (BrE)
be trained in

One member of staff should be trained in first aid.

FIRST-AID + NOUN
box, kit
course, training

those who've had first-aid training

post (BrE)

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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