OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 11 First Aid

Section 181 First aid providers

(1) An employer must ensure that the number of first aiders at a work site and their qualifications and training comply with Schedule 2, Tables 5, 6 or 7.

(2) An employer must ensure that the first aiders at a work site have successfully completed a first aid training course approved by a Director of Medical Services and hold a valid certificate in first aid.

(3) If a nurse, advanced first aider, or E.M.T.-P is required at a work site, that person must

(a) be based at or near the first aid room, and

(b) when not in the first aid room, be easy to contact or notify if first aid services are required.

(4) If a nurse, advanced first aider or EMT-P while on duty at the work site, is required to perform non-first aid duties, such duties must be of a type that let the person remain in a fit and clean condition.

(5) Subsection (4) does not apply if the duties are those of a first aid provider.

(6) An employer must keep a record of workers at a work site who are first aiders.