Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
16.5 (1) At least one first aid station shall be provided for every workplace.
(2) In multi-storey buildings, the location of first aid stations shall be such that employees are no more than two stories from a first aid station.
(3) Every first aid station shall be
(a) located at or near the workplace;
(b) clearly identified by a conspicuous sign; and
(c) readily available and accessible during all working hours.
(4) The employer shall inspect every first aid station regularly, at least monthly, and shall ensure that its contents are maintained in a clean, dry and serviceable condition.
(5) Subsection (1) does not apply if a first aid room, health unit or medical treatment facility that meets the requirements of subsection (3) is provided by the employer.
- SOR/88-632, s. 71(F)
- SOR/2000-328, s. 2
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