June 1, 2019
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.
March 1, 2019
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...
February 1, 2017
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...