Northwest Territories First Aid Kits

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      First Aid Regulations for the Northwest Territories fall under Schedule G, Subsections 58(1) and (4). Level of first aid kit is dependent on distance from the nearest medical facility and number of workers on site at one time.

       

      Number of workers at workplace per shift

      Close workplace (within 30 minutes from the nearest medical facility)

      Distant workplace (between 30-120 minutes from the nearest medical facility)

      Isolated (more than 120 minutes of surface travel to medical facility, or if normal mode of transport is aircraft)

      1

      Minimum

      Minimum

      Minimum

      2 - 4

      Minimum

      Minimum plus

      Blanket, stretcher and splint

      First aid attendant with level 1 qualification and supplies for high hazard work

      Minimum plus

      Blanket, stretcher and splint

      First aid attendant with level 1 qualification and supplies for high hazard work

      5 - 9

      Minimum plus

      First aid attendant with level 1 qualification and supplies for high hazard work

      Minimum plus

      First aid attendant with level 1 qualification and supplies

      Blankets, stretcher and splints

      Minimum plus

      First aid attendant with level 1 qualification and supplies

      Blankets, stretcher and splints

      10 - 20

      Minimum plus

      First aid attendant with level 1 qualification and supplies

      Minimum plus

      First aid attendant with level 1 qualification and supplies

      Blankets, stretcher and splints

      Minimum plus

      First aid attendant with level 1 qualification and supplies

      Blankets, stretcher, and splints

      21 - 40

      Minimum plus

      First aid attendant with level 1 qualification and supplies

      Minimum plus

      First aid attendant with level 1 qualification and supplies

      Blankets, stretcher, and splints

      Minimum plus

      First aid attendant with level 2 qualification and supplies for high hazard work

      First aid attendant with level 1 qualification and supplies for other work

      Blankets, stretcher and splints

      41 - 99

      Minimum plus

      First aid attendant with level 1 qualification and supplies

      Minimum plus

      First aid attendant with level 2 qualification and supplies for high hazard work

      First aid attendant with level 1 qualification and supplies for work that is not high hazard work

      Blankets, stretcher and splints

      Minimum plus

      First aid attendant with level 1 qualification for low hazard work

      EMT for high hazard work

      First aid attendant with level 2 qualification and supplies for other work

      Blankets, stretcher and splints

      100 +

      Minimum plus

      2 first aid attendants with level 1 qualification and supplies

      Minimum plus

      First aid room

      1 EMT and 1 first aid attendant with level 2 qualification and supplies for high hazard work

      2 first aid attendants with level 1 qualification and supplies for work that is not high hazard work

      Blankets, stretcher and splints

      Minimum plus

      First aid room

      1 EMT and 1 first aid attendant with level 2 qualification and supplies for high hazard work

      2 first aid attendants with level 1 qualification and supplies for work that is low hazard work

      2 first ait attendants with level 2 qualification and supplies for other work

      Blankets, stretcher and splints

      Note: Adapted from http://www.wscc.nt.ca/sites/default/files/documents/OHS%20Regs%20Digests%20Vol%203%20NWT.pdf Copyright (2012) by WSCC

       

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