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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 16.12 from 2019-06-25 to 2022-09-22:

  •  (1) The courses for the basic first aid certificate and for the standard first aid certificate shall include the subjects set out in Schedule V.

  • (2) Basic, standard and advanced first aid attendant courses, including wilderness first aid courses, shall be given by a qualified person who holds a valid certification from an approved organization attesting that they are competent to deliver first aid courses.

  • (3) For advanced first aid, including wilderness first aid, the employer shall determine, in consultation with the workplace committee or the health and safety representative, the first aid training requirements for the workplace, having regard to the particular nature of the workplace.

  • (4) The employer shall review the training program with respect to advanced first aid, including wilderness first aid, in consultation with the workplace committee or the health and safety representative at least once every three years and whenever there is a change of circumstances that may affect the content of the training.

  • (5) Basic, standard and advanced first aid certificates, including wilderness first aid courses, are valid for a maximum of three years from the date of issue.

  • SOR/88-632, s. 75
  • SOR/2000-328, s. 2
  • SOR/2002-208, s. 35
  • SOR/2012-271, s. 3
  • SOR/2019-246, s. 122
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