About The First Aid League
The South African First Aid League (SAFAL) was established in April 1935 with the purpose of providing first aid training to the community at large. This service was extended to include provision of first aid assistance at sport and other community activities.
SAFAL is registered with the Department of Labour (CI BIG 3-03)
We also abide by current guidelines laid down by the Resuscitation Council of Southern Africa.
SAFAL is also a non-profit organization (NPO) and a public beneficiary organisation (PBO).
SAFAL is very meticulous to comply with the minimum requirements as laid down because it forms the cornerstone of quality training.
Information to public
To provide relevant and latest first aid assistance information to the public.
To train first aiders according to the guidelines laid down by the Department of Labour, the HWSETA and the Resuscitation Council of South.
First aid skills
Provide First Aid Kits
To provide a variety of Regulation 7 first aid kits (bags and boxes).
The South African First Aid League aims
to be the most effective first aid organization
in the service area of its choice.
The Afrikaanse Taal- en Kultuurvereniging (ATKV), at their sixth annual Congress on the 17th of April 1935, decided to initiate their own first aid movement. The first branch of the League was founded in Bloemfontein on the 9th of August 1935. In 1954, the South African Railways recognized the organisation as an official first aid training institution for their employees.