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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (SOR/86-304)

Regulations are current to 2024-05-28 and last amended on 2023-12-15. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE III(Subsections 16.7(3) and (4))

Additional First Aid Supplies and Equipment for Remote Workplaces

ItemColumn 1Column 2
Supplies and EquipmentQuantity
1Guide on wilderness first aid1
230 mL (6 teaspoonsful) table salt, sealed in strong plastic bag1
330 mL (6 teaspoonsful) baking soda (not baking powder), sealed in strong plastic bag1
460 mL (12 teaspoonsful) sugar, sealed in strong plastic bag1
51 litre plastic bags5
6Large plastic garbage bags2
7Patient treatment record forms, which include vital sign recording sections3
8Oral temperature thermometer in an unbreakable case1
9Emergency signalling mirror1
10Blanket: emergency, pocket size1
11Anti-itch ointment/lotion/swabs (10-pack)2
12Scissors: super shears1
13Bags: disposable, waterproof, emesis4
14Burn jelly (5 mL)4
15Plastic bags: waterproof and sealable for disposal of contaminated waste2
16Cold packs: instant type2
17Hot packs: instant type2

Note: In addition to the type A first aid kit and the above items, an effective means of communication with the base camp of operations must be available. The contents of a type A first aid kit are set out in Schedule II.

  • SOR/2000-328, s. 2

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