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Topics: Health and Wellness Tags: first aid

Views: 757
Last Modified

June 1, 2019

Description

Occupational Health and Safety supports the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) at the work site provided the employer ensures that AED use is integrated into the first aid program and emergency response plan at the site, and can be safely used in the specific work environment intended.


Views: 150
Last Modified

March 1, 2019

Description

Under Alberta’s OHS Code 2009, oxygen equipment is a specified requirement of a First Aid room. Work sites requiring a First Aid room are a) medium hazard sites with 200 or more workers, and b) high hazard sites with 100 or more workers. At other work sites, deciding to use and have oxygen...


Views: 244
Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

The purpose of this safety bulletin is to describe the basics of a first aid plan, which is one component of an overall emergency response program. The bulletin describes the factors to consider when developing and implementing a first aid plan, and includes explanations of what should be...


Views: 61
Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

Many individuals and organizations in Alberta deliver first aid training to workers under a 3rd party provider agreement with an approved first aid agency. To fulfill their obligations under their Approval Agreements, agencies which operate in conjunction with 3rd party providers are required to...


Views: 795
Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

The purpose of regulating workplace first aid is to ensure that every work site in the province has the equipment, supplies, and trained staff to provide first aid care in the event of workplace injury or illness. OHS legislation contains the minimum requirements, and employers are free to exceed...


Views: 206
Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

This bulletin summarizes the requirements for agencies delivering first aid training courses in accordance with Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, Regulation and Code. It outlines the Quality Management Plan (QMP) requirements that agencies must have in place to assure consistent...


Views: 90
Last Modified

January 1, 2013

Description

This guide summarizes the requirements for agencies delivering first aid training courses in accordance with Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, Regulation and Code. It outlines the Quality Management Plan (QMP) requirements that agencies must have in place to assure consistent...


Views: 54
Last Modified

November 1, 2012

Description

The purpose of this Safety Bulletin is to describe the basics of a First Aid Plan, which is one component of an overall Emergency Response Program. The Bulletin describes the factors to consider when developing and implementing a First Aid Plan, and includes explanations of what should be...