Workplace Safety and Insurance Act Regulation 1101

Every employer employing more than five workers and not more than fifteen workers in any one shift at a place of employment shall provide and maintain a first aid station with a first aid box containing as a minimum:

  • a current edition of a standard St. John Ambulance First Aid Manual
  • 1 card of safety pins
  • dressings consisting of:
    • 24 adhesive dressings individually wrapped
    • 12 sterile gauze pads, 3 inches square
    • 4 rolls of 2-inch gauze bandage
    • 4 rolls of 4-inch gauze bandage
    • 4 sterile surgical pads suitable for pressure dressings, individually wrapped
    • 6 triangular bandages
    • 2 rolls of splint padding
    • 1 roll-up splint. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 1101: First Aid Requirements, s. 9 (1)
  • Latex gloves

The employer shall ensure that the first aid station is at all times in the charge of a worker who:

  • is the holder of a valid St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid Certificate or its equivalent
  • works in the immediate vicinity of the box. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 1101: First Aid Requirements, s. 9 (2)

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