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Views: 264
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September 1, 2019

Description

This Safety Bulletin outlines the requirements of specific sections of Alberta’s legislation that are relevant to work site first aiders. Anyone responsible for providing first aid services at the workplace needs to understand what is required by law. In the provision of first aid, the casualty’s...


Views: 986
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September 1, 2019

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: 218
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September 1, 2019

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: 1832
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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: 18017
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June 1, 2019

Description

This Safety Bulletin outlines the requirements of specific sections of Alberta’s OHS legislation that are relevant to work site first aiders. Anyone responsible for providing first aid services at the workplace needs to understand what is required by law.


Views: 372
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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: 1642
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February 1, 2017

Description

This Safety Bulletin outlines the requirements of specific sections of Alberta’s legislation that are relevant to work site first aiders. Anyone responsible for providing first aid services at the workplace needs to understand what is required by law. In the provision of first aid, the casualty’s...


Views: 550
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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: 1869
Updated

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...