Yukon Regulation First Aid Kits

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      A safe environment in the workplace that employers must uphold is found in the Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board. According to their Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, all workers are required to have a first aid kit. In Schedule 1, employers can determine what Class hazard work they are, and with Schedule 2 what first aid kit is most appropriate for their workplace.

       

      Class C hazard work – (work of administrative, profession or clerical nature. Work that does not require substantial physical exertion or exposure to hazardous conditions, work processes or substances.

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      Number of workers at workplace per shift

      Close workplace (within 20 minutes surface travel time from medical facility)

      Distant workplace (more than 20 minutes surface travel time from medical facility)

      Isolated workplace

      1

      Personal first-aid kit

      Personal first aid kit

      Personal first aid kit

      2 - 9

      Level 1 first aid kit

      Level 2 first aid kit

      1 standard first-aid attendant

      Level 2 first aid kit

      1 standard first-aid attendant

      10 - 49

      Level 1 first aid kit

      1 standard first aid attendants

      Level 2 first aid kit

      2 standard first aid attendants

      Level 2 first aid kit

      2 standard first aid attendants

      50 - 99

      Level 2 first aid kit

      2 standard first aid attendants

      Level 2 first aid kit

      3 standard first aid attendants

      Level 2 first aid kit

      1 advanced first aid attendant

      100 - 199

      Level 3 first aid kit

      3 standard first aid attendants

      Dressing station

      Level 3 first aid kit

      3 standard first aid attendants

      3 blankets, stretcher, splints

      Dressing station

      Level 3 first aid kit

      1 advanced first aid attendant

      3 blankets, stretcher, splints

      First aid room

      200 +

      Level 3 first aid attendants

      1 standard first aid attendant for each additional increment of 1 to 100 workers

      Dressing station

      Level 3 first aid kit

      3 standard first aid attendants

      3 blankets, stretcher, splints

      1 standard first aid attendant for each additional increment of 1 to 100 workers

      Dressing station

      Level 3 first aid kit

      1 advanced first aid attendant

      3 blankets, stretcher, splints

      1 standard first aid attendant for each additional increment of 1 to 100 workers

      First aid room

      Note: Adapted from https://yukonregs.ca/RegsPublic/Home/Details/3. Copyright (2012) by Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board

       

      Class B hazard work – (recreational activities including guiding and outfitting, tourism, campgrounds, the operation of medical services/facilities, social service programs, retail stores, food and beverage preparation and sales, small appliance service and repair, janitorial service, etc.

      Number of workers at workplace per shift

      Close workplace (within 20 minutes surface travel time from medical facility)

      Distant workplace (more than 20 minutes surface travel time from medical facility)

      Isolated workplace

      1

      Personal first-aid kit

      Personal first aid kit

      Personal first aid kit

      2 - 9

      Level 1 first aid kit

      1 standard first aid attendant

      Level 2 first aid kit

      1 standard first aid attendant

      3 blankets

      Level 2 first aid kit

      1 standard first aid attendant

      3 blankets

      10 - 19

      Level 2 first aid kit

      1 standard first aid attendant

      Level 2 first aid kit

      2 standard first aid attendants

      3 blankets

      Level 2 first aid kit

      2 standard first aid attendants

      Stretcher and 3 blankets

      20 - 49

      Level 2 first aid kit

      2 standard first aid attendants

      Level 2 first aid kit

      1 advanced first aid attendant

      Stretcher and 3 blankets

      Level 3 first aid kit

      1 advanced first aid attendant

      Approved oxygen therapy equipment

      Dressing station

      50 - 99

      Level 3 first aid kit

      1 advanced first aid attendant

      Level 3 first aid kit

      1 advanced first aid attendant

      1 standard first aid attendant

      Approved oxygen therapy equipment

      Dressing station

      Level 3 first aid kit

      1 advanced first aid attendant

      1 standard first aid attendant

      First aid room

      100 +

      Level 3 first aid kit

      1 advanced first aid attendant

      1 standard first aid attendant plus 1 standard first aid attendant for each additional increment of 1 to 100 workers

      Approved oxygen therapy equipment

      Dressing station

      Level 3 first aid kit

      1 advanced first aid attendant

      1 standard first aid attendant plus 1 standard first aid attendant for each additional increment of 1 to 100 workers

      First aid room

      Level 3 first aid kit

      2 advanced first aid attendants plus 1 standard first aid attendant for each additional increment of 1 to 100 workers

      First aid room

      Note: Adapted from https://yukonregs.ca/RegsPublic/Home/Details/3. Copyright (2012) by Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board

       

      Class A hazard work – (construction, demolition and associated work on industrial or commercial facilities, pipelines, sewage, etc. The operation and maintenance of food packing, foundries, industrial heavy equipment, automotive, etc.

      Number of workers at workplace per shift

      Close workplace (within 20 minutes surface travel time from medical facility)

      Distant workplace (more than 20 minutes surface travel time from medical facility)

      Isolated workplace

      1

      Personal first-aid kit

      Personal first aid kit

      Personal first aid kit

      2 - 4

      Level 1 first aid kit

      1 standard first aid attendant

      Level 2 first aid kit

      1 standard first aid attendant

      3 blankets

      Level 2 first aid kit

      1 standard first aid attendant

      3 blankets

      5 - 9

      Level 2 first aid kit

      1 standard first aid attendant

      Level 2 first aid kit

      1 standard first aid attendant

      3 blankets, stretcher, splints

      Level 2 first aid kit

      2 standard first aid attendants

      3 blankets, stretcher, splints

      10 - 19

      Level 2 first aid kit

      2 standard first aid attendants

      3 blankets, stretcher, splints

      Level 3 first aid kit

      1 advanced first aid attendant

      3 blankets stretcher, splints

      Level 3 first aid kit

      1 advanced first aid attendant

      Dressing station

      20 - 49

      Level 3 first aid kit

      1 advanced first aid attendant

      3 blankets, stretcher, splints

      Level 3 first aid kit

      1 advanced first aid attendant

      1 standard first aid attendant

      Approved oxygen therapy equipment

      Dressing station

      Level 3 first aid kit

      1 advanced first aid attendant

      1 standard first aid attendant

      First aid room

      50 - 99

      Level 3 first aid kit

      1 advanced first aid attendant

      1 standard first aid attendant plus 1 standard first aid attendant for each additional increment of 1 to 100 workers

      Approved oxygen therapy equipment

      Dressing station

       

      Level 3 first aid kit

      1 advanced first aid attendant

      1 standard first aid attendant plus 1 standard first aid attendant for each additional increment of 1 to 100 workers

      First aid room

      Level 3 first aid kit

      1 advanced first aid attendant

      2 standard first aid attendants plus 1 standard first aid attendant for each additional increment of 1 to 100 workers

       

      Note: Adapted from https://yukonregs.ca/RegsPublic/Home/Details/3. Copyright (2012) by Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board

       

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