News You Can Use - 2011 Q4
"Safety Tip & Reminder"
Did you know you must keep a First Aid Kit available to your employees? Yes, there are rules regarding how to provide and maintain this tool for the benefit of workers who may find themselves in need.
- Your First Aid Kit should be kept in a sanitary location, clean and useable.
- Materials within are to be approved by a consulting physician
- Should be replenished regularly
- Over the counter medications such as aspirin may not be included unless recommended by the company physician.
For more information on first aid requirements see Construction Safety Orders, Section 1512. Supplies must be maintained at a minimum according to a table. For example, 1-15 employees…
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